via NBC press release:
CHUCK IN 3D AND 2D TO STREAM ON NBC.COM
Both 3D and the Regular 2D Versions of Tonight’s Episode Available Online
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – February 2, 2009 – NBC.com wants to know how you like your “Chuck.” Following the broadcast of the 3D episode “Chuck vs. the Third Dimension” on NBC, both 3D and regular 2D versions will stream, for free, on NBC.com starting Tuesday, February 3 at 5:00 am PT. The announcement was made by Vivi Zigler, President, NBC Universal Digital Entertainment.
“NBC.com has again demonstrated the complimentary relationship between online and on-air,” said Zigler. “The site supplements the broadcast experience with additional options. We’re happy to give ‘Chuck’ fans choices when deciding when and how to watch.”
In addition to choosing between the 3D and 2D versions, NBC.com users can also opt to watch in HD or standard definition, with or without closed-captioning, and even to stream the episode simultaneously with friends while chatting using NBC.com’s Viewing Party functionality.
And there’s no need for viewers to “Chuck” their 3D glasses after the Super Bowl XLIII 3D event and the “Chuck” 3D broadcast, the same pair works on NBC.com. Find out where to pick up the free 3D glasses on NBC.com: http://www.nbc.com/Chuck/about/news/
After watching the episode, users can stick around and enjoy the entertaining, deep “Chuck” digital experience on NBC.com:
–“Inside Buy More”: Do you have what it takes to work at the Buy More? Find out at “InsideBuyMore.com,” an interactive, immersive social networking game.
–Captain Awesome Blog: Devon Woodcomb – dubbed Captain Awesome by Chuck due to his ridiculous amount of awesomeness – shares his awesome thoughts in his blog, aptly called “Captain Awesome’s Tips for Being Awesome.” Awesome.
–Chuck Webisodes: In “Chuck vs. the Webisodes,” a documentary crew trails the Buy More crew to film an employee training video.
–Graphic Novels: Fill your Chuck fix will all-new graphic novel adventures from the creators of Chuck on NBC.com.
–“Chuck’s Brain”: Get inside the mind of America’s nerdiest super spy and uncover clues to upcoming episodes with this interactive, broadband feature.
–“Spy Dossiers”: Unlock the secret government files on Chuck, his fellow spies, and the many evil-doers seeking to do harm to Chuck and America.
–Chuck Games: From the first person shooter game “Sniper School” to the interactive adventure game “Chork,” “Chuck” on NBC.com has twelve addictive games designed to make help you make the most of your time at work.
–360 Photo Tour: Get a 360 degree virtual tour of the “Chuck” set… just don’t touch the Buy More merchandise. You break it, you bought it.
–Nerd Herd: Do you have technical questions? We have the nerds with the answers! Buy More’s famous NerdHerdHelp.com can meet all your support needs.
Chuck on NBC.com: http://www.nbc.com/Chuck/
NBC.com, the Emmy Award-winning broadcast network website, is a leading online and mobile destination for television and interactive entertainment. With both derivative and web-exclusive programming, NBC.com pioneered the “360” experience with “Heroes 360,” which gave viewers a way to extend their entertainment experience beyond the broadcast, and the first weekly social networking experience attached to a primetime entertainment program with “Dunder Mifflin Infinity.” The site offers full episode streaming of many NBC Entertainment shows as well as short clips, interactive games and social networking, including user-generated content. NBC.com continually develops new ways for consumers to experience entertainment content on both existing and emerging platforms. The site is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Webby awards for its content and applications. Please log on to http://www.nbc.com to learn more.