Can you see them now? Comcast readies 24-hour 3D channel

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) believes there's enough music, sports, movies and original programming (but not news?) to feed a new 24-hour 3D channel it's calling Xfinity 3D.

The MSO is coming right out of the penalty box with the scintillating Montreal Canadiens-Atlanta Flames hockey match-up Feb. 20. Those who make it through the flying pucks will then get to hear and see a Hamburg, Germany-based concert by the Kings of Leon.

And who says there's not enough good programming out there to fill a channel? Certainly not Marcien Jenckes, Comcast's senior vice president and general manager of video services, who said in a statement (if that's not a redundancy) that Comcast will deliver the "best seats in the house" for original 3D programming that includes African safaris, haunted castles, dinosaurs and Chinese dragon dancing and rhythmic gymnastics.

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