Nat Geo Turkey to launch 3D programming block

National Geographic Channel Turkey will air a 3D programming block this month, via a partnership between National Geographic Channel and Samsung Electronics.
November 18, 2011

National Geographic Channel Turkey is launching a 3D programming block, via a partnership between National Geographic Channel and Samsung Electronics.

Set to premiere this month on its HD channel, the block will include programming such as Blowdown 3D, which shows a demolition in all of its explosive glory; Jewels of the Earth 3D; Deep Sea 3D and Under the Sea 3D.

Other titles to air include China 3D, which captures the colors and cultures of the country; Meerkats 3D; and The Eye 3D, an inside look at one of the top observation laboratories in the world.

National Geographic Channel Turkey’s 3D block will air on weekdays and on Sunday.

“Consumers are constantly in search of mind-blowing innovations that convert ordinary moments into special ones, making their TV experiences more enriching,” said Sung Yong Hong, Samsung Electronic president Turkey.

Adam Theiler, managing director, Fox International Channels Southeast Europe added:  “National Geographic has always supported technical innovations to better tell the world’s stories, from color and underwater photography to pioneering documentaries and now to a new revolution with 3D.”

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.