Mix of Hollywood Blockbusters, Award-Winning Indies, Classic TV, and Hand-Picked Exclusive and Original Content
COS COB, Conn., Aug. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, today announced the upcoming content releases for Crackle for September.
Crackle is available in the U.S. and can be accessed on 26 devices and services including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), gaming consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), Plex, on iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktops at Crackle.com. Crackle is also available in approximately 500,000 hotel rooms in the Marriott Bonvoy chain.
New Crackle Original Series
Spides (September 17th), a sci-fi series following a murder investigation that takes a darker turn than the police expect.
New Crackle Exclusives
Corporate Animals (September 1st), a dark comedy starring Demi Moore as a self-obsessed CEO of an edible flatware startup and Ed Helms as the leader of a team-building excursion.
Metro Sexual (September 1st), a hilarious Australian sitcom that gives you a peek behind the doctor’s curtain at a small local sexual health clinic and their wacky employees.
Blue Iguana (September 1st), two ex-cons working dead-end jobs in a greasy spoon diner get the caper of a lifetime dropped into their laps, starring Sam Rockwell and Ben Schwartz.
New Crackle Channels for September
Emmy Winners Channel (September 17th), walk through television history with some of the greatest Emmy winners in the entertainment industry like Tina Fey, and casts of TV classics All in the Family, The Carol Burnett Show, and Barney Miller.
Crime Time (September 1st), created for armchair detectives everywhere, get your sleuthing skills on with great shows such as classic Unsolved Mysteries and Forensic Files, Psychic Investigators, and features like An American Crime.
Trapped Channel (September 1st), feeling trapped? Find a little freedom with a channel that delivers titles like Corporate Animals, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Train to Busan, and Dave Made a Maze.
Because Aliens Channel (September 17th), check out the sci-fi excellence of the Crackle Original series, Spides, the classic My Favorite Martian, and features like Alien Hunter and Starship Troopers: Invasion.
Sam, Snakes, and Planes Channel (September 1st), celebrating all things snakes, planes, and Sam Jackson with titles like Changing Lanes, Black Snake Moan, the series Pan Am, and hyper-reptilian feature, Anacondas: Trail of Blood.
New Crackle Spotlight Titles in September
White House Down (September 1st), while touring the White House a D.C. police officer (Channing Tatum) has to battle terrorists in order to save not only his daughter, but also the President (Jamie Foxx) from certain destruction.
Dead Man Down (September 1st), a mobster’s lieutenant (Colin Farrell) is helped by a woman (Noomi Rapace) who seeks revenge on the man who permanently scarred not only her face, but her entire life.
Stealth (September 1st), three pilots (Jamie Foxx, Jessica Biel, and Josh Lucas) deep in a hush-hush government program must use all their skill and brains to outthink an AI computer program that is dead-set on starting World War III.
The International (September 1st), an Interpol agent (Clive Owen) and an American District Attorney (Naomi Watts) risk their lives to battle an international banking conglomerate and bring their illegal arms dealing to the world stage.
Wind Chill (September 1st), when two college students (Emily Blunt and Ashton Holmes) heading home for Winter Break encounter a snowstorm and a wrong turn, the weather ends up being the least of their terrifying problems as the past truly comes back to haunt them.
Hard Rain (September 1st), a star-studded cast tells the story of the nephew of an armored-car driver (Christian Slater) who, during a flood, battles a gang of thugs led by Morgan Freeman to keep three-million dollars from flowing into their hands.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The company owns a majority stake in Crackle Plus, a company formed with Sony Pictures Television, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The company also acquires and distributes video content through its Screen Media subsidiary and produces original long and short-form content through Landmark Studio Group, its Chicken Soup for the Soul Originals division and APlus.com. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.
ABOUT CRACKLE PLUS
Crackle Plus is a video-on-demand (VOD) joint venture formed by Sony Pictures Television and Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE). The company’s consumer facing ad-supported VOD (AVOD) channels include Crackle (U.S. and Canada), Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Popcornflix Comedy, Frightpix, and Espanolflix. It also owns subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform Pivotshare. Crackle Plus reaches over 40 million monthly visitors making it one of the largest AVOD streaming platforms in the U.S. Its content library includes over 78,000 hours of programming.
ABOUT SCREEN MEDIA VENTURES, LLC
Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company, acquires the rights to high quality, independent television series and feature films for the U.S. and Canada. Screen Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution through theatrical, home video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay television, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The company acquires AVOD rights for third party networks and is the main supplier of content for Crackle Plus and other Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment properties. With a library of over 1,500 television series and motion pictures, Screen Media Ventures is one of the largest independent suppliers of high-quality TV series and motion pictures to U.S. and international broadcast markets, cable networks, home video outlets and new media venues. For more information, visit: www.screenmedia.net.
This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks (including those set forth in the Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 30, 2020) and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. The company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the company’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. Investors should realize that if our underlying assumptions for the projections contained herein prove inaccurate or that known or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from our expectations and projections.
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