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The Hobbit in 3D comes to Virgin Media on-demand with Life of Pi and more in tow

Virgin Media has announced that a 50 hour treasure trove of new 3D content, including The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Life of Pi is being unlocked on its TV platform. 

Available on Virgin Media’s on-demand platform other hit 3D movies including Wreck-It Ralph, Silent Hill: Revelation and Oz the Great and Powerful are available to watch on-demand now alongside Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth epic.

As well as bringing movies to the table, Virgin Media subscribers can also watch nature documentaries and motoring shows in eye-popping 3D. 

Watching Virgin Media 3D TV will cause flaming cars to ruin your living room

Read Recombu Digital’s guide to Virgin Movies and TV On Demand Discovery TV shows including Monster Truck 3D and Secrets of the Shaolin will be revving up and kicking their way onto Virgin Media later on this year. Right now you can tune into 3D episodes of American Civil War drama Fields of Valour and the pun-heavy documentary series How It’s Made.

NMV TV’s Kalahari Meerkats and Pride of Mongolia are available to watch in 3D now and Car and Driving is coming soon. Shows from Sony, Electric Sky TV and Vision TV will be arriving later.

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.” 

3D movies and TV on-demand are available on the Virgin Media V HD set-top boxes and the Virgin Media TiVo boxes. All Virgin Media TV packages, whether M+, L or XL, come with access to 3D on-demand content. Prices for 3D movies on demand start at £5.99.

The full list of available movies and TV shows are below. 

Title of movie of TV show Availibility
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Currently available
Life of Pi Currently available
Silent Hill: Revelation Currently available
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Currently available
Wreck-It Ralph Currently available
Oz the Great and Powerful Currently available
Jack the Giant Slayer July 22
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
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
Street Dance with Sisco Gomez Coming soon
Shortlisted Coming soon
Fire Ants Coming soon
Microplanet Coming soon
Scary Tales Coming soon



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