Discovery winds down 3net, rebrands The Hub

The Hub will be rebranded as Discovery Family Channel, with Tom Cosgrove taking over as his 3net channel is wound down as a linear network. Changes at US cable channel The Hub will see Discovery paying US$64.4 million to increase its shareholding from 50% to 60%, and the network changing its name to Discovery Family […]

3net outlines 4K plans

3D channel 3net will develop a library of content it can distribute in multiple formats including 4K 3D and HD 3D, but does not currently have plans to launch a dedicated 4K channel, according to CEO Tom Cosgrove. Speaking to DTVE at IBC, Cosgrove said that the amount of content being shot in 4K is […]

3net expands ultra HD programming slate

US 3D network 3net has unveiled a new slate of ultra HD programming, as the debate over the future of 3D programming intensifies. 3net’s move comes just a week after HBO’s technology chief Bob Zitter claimed 3D glasses in the home was “dead” and had been rejected by consumers. But 3net’s president and CEO, Tom […]

3net unveils first 4K commission

3net, the joint venture 3D channel run by Discovery, IMAX and Sony, has unveiled its first slate of original productions after it launched a production and distribution division last month. The company has unveiled five new series including Space, which is the first television series to be produced in 4K. Space is a three part […]

3net forms production and distribution division

3net, the joint venture 3D channel run by Discovery, Imax and Sony, is launching a production and distribution division.
 3net Studios will be jointly based at the Sony Pictures HQ in LA and at Discovery’s head office in Silver Spring.
It will “employ a worldwide team of creative personnel, utilising the world-class technology and production expertise […]

3net launches first 3D kids block

3net, the 3D broadcaster operated by Sony, Discovery and IMAX, is launching a kids block with more than 30 hours of 3D content. 
This marks the first 3D kids block to launch globally. 3Net has commissioned two new animated 3D series: Bolts & Blip, a robot sports series that is produced by Toonbox Entertainment in […]