EUGENE, Ore. - Quack Attack in 3-D: Part Deux.
Now Oregon's assault on Cal will come out of 3-D TVs and into your living room on VERSUS as the network launches its first foray into 3-D broadcasting this Saturday.
VERSUS will produce and broadcast its first ever live 3D telecast when No. 1 Oregon visits Cal in Berkeley at 4:30 p.m. PT.
“We’re thrilled that our initial entry into 3D production will feature a Pac-10 match-up with the top-ranked college football team in the country,” said Marc Fein, Executive Vice President of Programming, Production and Business Operations for VERSUS.
The live 3-D game telecast will feature a separate production crew and equipment from the traditional HD game production. The network will have multiple 3D cameras around the field to give viewers camera angles not usually seen during 2D telecasts.
The 3-D telecast will also feature a completely different on-air announcing team: Wayne Larrivee, who currently calls games for the Green Bay Packers, will handle play-by-play duties for the 3-D telecast. He will be joined by former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer in the booth along with Heidi Androl reporting from the sidelines.
VERSUS will also produce an HD telecast of the game with Ron Thulin serving as the play-by-play announcer along with Glenn Parker providing color commentary and Lewis Johnson reporting from the sidelines.
The Oregon/Cal 3-D telecast will be available to viewers with 3-D TV sets through dedicated 3-D channels on affiliates across the country, including Comcast, Cox, Time Warner and Verizon FiOS TV.
VERSUS will also have a viewing area on-site at Cal’s Memorial Stadium so fans/students can check out the 3-D telecast firsthand.