Networks announced that this coming football season, pro and collegefootball games will be broadcast in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound;included in these broadcasts is ABC’s Monday NightFootball. ABC, FOX and other networks will also broadcast selectregular season Sunday and post-season games in Dolby Digital 5.1.
“Fox’s first Dolby Digital broadcast was the networkpresentation of the theatrical film Independence Day in 1998.Fox also produced Super Bowl XXXVI and has produced its NFL andNASCAR coverage in the format since last season. In fact, Fox has madea commitment to broadcast all of its Fox Widescreen sportspresentations in Dolby Digital 5.1, as we believe that the purestdigital audio enriches the viewing experience by making viewers feellike they are at the game,” said Andy Setos, president ofengineering at the Fox Group.
“Live programming, such as sports, is a great showcase forDolby Digital 5.1,” said Tom Daily, director of marketingprofessional audio for Dolby Laboratories. “Sports fans reallyappreciate the difference that Dolby surround sound makes inexperiencing the action.”
For more, visit Dolby online at www.dolby.com.