License Offers with FilmRise, Broad Inexperienced Photos, HumDrum Comedy and Consists of Extremely-Acclaimed Australian Collection Metro Sexual
New Distribution on Xumo for Crackle and Popcornflix Networks
COS COB, Conn., Aug. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of many largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, as we speak introduced new programming license offers and new distribution growth on Xumo for Crackle Plus.
Crackle Plus obtained the appropriate to exhibit new content material from varied license offers by way of sister firm Display screen Media. The brand new license offers embrace the highly-acclaimed Australian sequence Metro Sexual from HumDrum Comedy, 11 seasons of the unique model of Shameless which was broadcast on Channel four within the UK, 5 seasons of Grounded for Life and Bear in mind the Daze from FilmRise, 99 Properties, The Infiltrator, Knight of Cups, Final Days within the Desert, and Tune to Tune from Broad Inexperienced Photos, and Kickin’ It Outdated Skool and Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s the Implausible 4 from Uncork’d.
The above titles, alongside current library titles, convey complete Crackle Plus content material to roughly 79,000 hours. This contains unique and unique programming similar to Crown Vic, The Clearing, On Level, Going From Broke, ’85: The Best Staff in Soccer Historical past, Street to Race Day. Cleanin’ Up the City, and Something is Doable.
Along with rising its content material, Crackle Plus has signed a brand new distribution cope with Xumo for the Crackle and Popcornflix networks.
“With a rising tailwind of contemporary content material, we’re persevering with to execute on our focus of providing audiences the sequence and films they need as evidenced by our current license offers,” stated Philippe Guelton, president of Crackle Plus. “We additionally proceed to make it even simpler for audiences to seek out us by way of our new cope with Xumo.”
With the current addition of Plex, Xfinity Flex, and FuboTV, Philo and Xumo, Crackle is accessible within the U.S. on over 26 units and companies together with Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Good TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), gaming consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), on iOS and Android cell units and on desktops at Crackle.com. Crackle can also be obtainable in roughly 500,000 lodge rooms within the Marriott Bonvoy chain.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The corporate owns a majority stake in Crackle Plus, an organization shaped with Sony Photos Tv, which owns and operates quite a lot of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks together with Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Youngsters, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The corporate additionally acquires and distributes video content material by way of its Display screen Media subsidiary and produces unique lengthy and short-form content material by way of Landmark Studio Group, its Hen Soup for the Soul Originals division and APlus.com. Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure is a subsidiary of Hen Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the well-known e book sequence and produces super-premium pet meals below the Hen Soup for the Soul model identify.
ABOUT CRACKLE PLUS
Crackle Plus is a video-on-demand (VOD) three way partnership shaped by Sony Photos Tv and Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE). The corporate’s client going through ad-supported VOD (AVOD) channels embrace Crackle (U.S. and Canada), Popcornflix, Popcornflix Youngsters, Truli, Popcornflix Comedy, Frightpix, and Espanolflix. It additionally owns subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform Pivotshare. Crackle Plus reaches over 40 million month-to-month guests making it one of many largest AVOD streaming platforms within the U.S. Its content material library contains over 79,000 hours of programming.
ABOUT SCREEN MEDIA VENTURES, LLC
Display screen Media Ventures, LLC, a Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure (Nasdaq: CSSE) firm, acquires the rights to top quality, unbiased tv sequence and have movies for the U.S. and Canada. Display screen Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution by way of theatrical, house video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay tv, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The corporate acquires AVOD rights for third get together networks and is the primary provider of content material for Crackle Plus and different Hen Soup for the Soul Leisure properties. With a library of over 1,500 tv sequence and movement photos, Display screen Media Ventures is likely one of the largest unbiased suppliers of high-quality TV sequence and movement photos to U.S. and worldwide broadcast markets, cable networks, house video shops and new media venues. For extra info, go to: www.screenmedia.web.
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