Crackle Streaming Now Available on LG, Samsung, & Vizio Smart TVs and Blu-ray Players
Crackle, the multi-platform entertainment network, today announced its application is now available on millions of LG, Samsung and VIZIO Smart TVs, as well as on Samsung Blu-ray players. With an already established and popular presence on Sony Internet TVs and Blu-ray players, Crackle is now available on all leading smart TV manufacturers, bringing on-demand streaming directly to millions of living rooms.
Crackle hand-picks Hollywood movies, television and original series to the tastes of its digitally connected audience, focusing on genres like action, comedy, crime, horror and sci-fi. The Crackle App and online service is free to download and free to watch, and offers unlimited ad-supported viewing of all content available on Crackle.com, including TV and film hits "Rescue Me," DISTRICT 9, UNDERWORLD, SNATCH and WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY.
"The penetration of IP-connected TVs and Blu-ray players in the living room is rapidly growing and these devices are fast becoming the new standard," said Phil Lynch , Senior Vice President, Digital Networks and Games, Sony Pictures Television. "We are pleased with Crackle's performance on Sony connected devices to date-as well as viewers' overwhelmingly positive reception to the service-and are excited to begin 2013 with a major expansion into these other leading brands of connected TVs."
Providing high-quality video streaming, Crackle is available on LG Smart TVs in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia; Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia; and VIZIO Smart TVs in the U.S. and Canada.
Hundreds of films and full-length television episodes available on Crackle are delivered uncut and unedited - the way they were meant to be viewed. Content is continuously refreshed, with new titles added every month.
A sampling of Crackle's current content offerings in the U.S. include:
WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY
THE BIG HIT
Thousands of episodes of the world's most loved Anime series including hit titles such as "Blood+" and "Kurozuka" as well as the Marvel Anime series "Wolverine," "X-Men" and "Ironman"
Two new original series: "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" starring Jerry Seinfeld and "From the Basement," a music series from Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich , along with over 40 other originals including: "The Ropes," "Issues," "The Bannen Way," and more.
Along with these Smart TV and Blu-ray devices, Crackle is accessible on an expanding distribution network including the recently launched app for PlayStation; Sony and other manufacturers' Android phones and tablets; the iPhone, iPad and iPod; Roku players; Xbox LIVE service; and Windows Phones, Barnes & Noble's NOOK Tablet devices and Amazon's Kindle Fire, among others. A full list of Crackle's extended availability can be found on www.crackle.com/outreach/platforms.
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