(NEW YORK, NY) – August 9, 2010 - Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) will offer another unique and cutting-edge 3D experience to its customers in selected markets by providing 3D coverage of the 92nd PGA Championship.
The telecast, produced by Turner Sports and the PGA of America, will air on Thursday, Aug. 12 and Friday, Aug. 13 and will focus on Whistling Straits Par- 3 holes 12 and 17 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET on each day. Host Vince Cellini will be joined by 2002 PGA Championship winner Rich Beem who will provide commentary and analysis on the famous Par-3 holes.
The 3D production will utilize eight cameras designed specifically for 3D that will provide a unique look at course action and give fans a one-of-a-kind visual experience to watch the world’s best golfers play the course’s challenging Par 3’s.
“Providing this 3D telecast of the PGA Championship is just another step in our commitment to delivering innovative viewing experiences. We look forward to presenting more 3D content and other unique viewing opportunities to our customers,” said David Proper, Vice President of Programming for Time Warner Cable.
Time Warner Cable will also offer the entire tournament in 2D HD on TNT and CBS.
For more information about the 3D experience, please visit: http://www.timewarnercable.com/Corporate/about/innovations/3DTV.htmlhttp://www.timewarnercable.com/Corporate/about/innovations/3DTV.html. In order to experience the PGA Championship in 3D, viewers need a 3D TV with matching 3D glasses and a compatible Time Warner Cable HD or HD/DVR set-top box connected to their TV with an HDMI cable.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.