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  • Sony, Discovery and New Media Vision 3D shows join TV line-up
  • 3D blockbusters Life of Pi, The Hobbit and Oz the Great and Powerful

Virgin Media, the UK's leading communications and entertainment company, is adding an array of new 3D titles to its TV service. From July, around 50 hours of 3D content, including stunning shows such as 3D DiveKalahari Meerkats and Monster Trucks will join Virgin Media's On Demand line-up1.

Kevin O'Neil, head of TV product management at Virgin Media said: "3D offers a unique and often breathtaking experience and our customers are making the most of Virgin Media's 3D On Demand line-up to sit down and try it for themselves. We offer our customers a wide choice of content and 3D at no extra cost is proving to be a valuable addition for many of our TV fans."

Virgin Media was the first TV service to bring 3D content to UK television screens. Subscribers can already enjoy up to 25 hours of 3D TV content, including everything from eye-popping blockbuster movies to engrossing wildlife shows. Over one million 3D movies and programmes have been watched on Virgin Media's 3D On Demand service.

Blockbuster movies such as Oz the Great and Powerful, the Oscar-winning Life of Pi and Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are available in 3D this month and will be joined by more exciting titles in the coming months.

3D content on Virgin TV:

 

Movies

Content

Availability

Silent Hill: Revelation

Currently available

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Currently available

Life of Pi

Currently available

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Currently available

Wreck-It Ralph

Currently available

Oz the Great and Powerful

Currently available

Jack the Giant Slayer

Available from 22nd Jul

NMV TV shows

Burma 3D

Currently Available

3D Safari

Currently available

3D Dive

Currently Available

Pride of Mongolia

Currently Available

Kalahari Meerkats

Currently available

Bird Park 3D

Currently Available

Moonlight 3D

Coming soon

Car and Driving

Coming soon

Discovery TV Shows

Crazy Land S2

Currently available

Fields of Valour

Currently available

How It's Made 3D

Currently available

Hillbilly Blood S2

Coming soon

How It's Made (additional episodes)

Coming soon

Lava Chasers

Coming soon

Monster Trucks 3D

Coming soon

River Monsters

Coming soon

Secrets of the Shaolin

Coming soon

Electric Sky TV shows

Street Dance with Sisco Gomez

Coming soon

Shortlisted

Coming soon

Vision TV shows

Fire Ants

Coming soon

Microplanet

Coming soon

Sony TV shows

Scary Tales

Coming soon

 

Virgin Media will continue to add 3D content to its TV platform throughout 2013. Some launch dates may be subject to change

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK.

The company's cable network - the result of multi-billion pound private investment - delivers ultrafast broadband to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 120Mb, as well as market leading connectivity to thousands of public and private sector organisations across the country.

Virgin Media has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, thousands of hours of on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo. The company was the first to offer HD TV and 3D on demand to millions of British households.

The world's first virtual mobile network was launched by Virgin Media and it is also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the country.

Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world's largest international cable company. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 25 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.