3net Launches New Interactive Website and Social Platforms

3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX, has launched an equally forward-looking website: 3net.com, the online experience of the 3net television brand.  Designed to appeal to the emerging in-home 3D audience, 3net.com features a modern user experience, including visual and navigational features intended to mirror how today’s consumers interact and consume content. The site combines elements of a traditional website, in addition to features of…

3D in Your Living Room: 3net Makes Its Debut Sunday

The future of television just got a big step closer. 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D television network from Sony, Discovery Communications and IMAX, will launch this Sunday, February 13, on DIRECTV in the U.S. It will go live at 8pm ET and will be available to millions of DIRECTV customers across the country. 3net will feature world premieres of new, one-hour 3D original programs – China Revealed and Forgotten…

Discovery Networks & OWN Take Stage at TCA

This afternoon, Discovery Communications and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network are presenting several panels to the Television Critics Association (TCA) as a part of the 2011 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California. The programming coming to our networks is wide-ranging but offers something for every type of curious viewer. Click on the headlines below to read many of the announcements  made today and follow @DiscoveryComm for updates from TCA! Discovery Channel…

Ready for 3D? Here’s What You’ll See from Discovery, Sony & IMAX…

Today at CTAM, Tom Cosgrove, President and CEO of the Sony-IMAX-Discovery 3D joint venture, announced the first round of programming that U.S. viewers can expect to see when the channel launches next year. The programming is diverse and entertaining, leveraging original and exclusive content from the three partners. With several new original series, including Abandoned Planet, Africa in 3D, China and Jewels of the World, there is something for curious…

New 3D Cannon Challenge Released For iPad And iPhone

Visitors to Discovery.com have long enjoyed playing Cannon Challenge online, which uses a Non-Line-of-Site (NLOS) cannon that “represents the future of U.S. artillery”.  iPhone users have been able to test their accuracy and skill with the iPhone version of Cannon Challenge, which became one of the top 10 downloads in 2008. Now, Discovery Communications has re-imagined Cannon Challenge with 3D rendered environments and nine new missions for iPad and iPhone.  With the…

Do You Want to See Discovery at SXSW 2011? Get Out the Vote!

Each year, tens of thousands of tech-savvy and forward-thinking folks converge upon Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW). Discovery is hoping to have a presence at SXSW 2011’s Interactive strand (March 11-15) — which is where you come in! While the SXSW Staff and Advisory Board comprise 70% of the selection, the other 30% is up to the general public through the SXSW PanelPicker. Click on the links below…