Crackle Will Offer Free Full-Length Ad-Supported Films To PS3, BRAVIA, And Other Blu-Ray Playerscrac
Crackle, which is Sony Pictures Entertainment’s multi-platform video entertainment network, announced a major programming expansion today. Eric Berger, senior vice president of digital networks, announced that Crackle will extend its full suite of ad-supported
full-length movies and television series to all consumers with PlayStation 3 game consoles; Roku streaming players; Sony’s Blu-ray players, BRAVIA televisions and Streaming Player with wifi; in addition to its previously announced launch on Google TV.
With these additions, Crackle becomes the only digital network to feature free full-length, unedited movies and television series on these platforms.
Crackle’s ad-supported service provides consumers with a unique experience that includes hundreds of Hollywood movies in genres including action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi, plus thousands of TV episodes and award-winning Crackle original
programming – all of which can be accessed online, via mobile, and now, on a broad selection of connected devices.
“Crackle is the best single source of ad-supported Hollywood films and television series on the internet,” said Berger. “By making our extensive collection of content available on these platforms, we’re bringing an unparalleled viewing experience directly to consumers
through their internet-enabled devices.”
On average viewers spend 50 minutes per visit to Crackle on connected TVs. Crackle can be found in the Channel Store on Roku, on the PlayStation 3 Internet Browser home screen and on all BRAVIA Internet Video devices including Sony Blu-ray players and BRAVIA
televisions. Additionally, Crackle was a launch partner with Google TV and can be accessed via the Spotlight section.
Current movies that will be available on Crackle include: A Few Good Men, Ghostbusters, Bad Boys, We Own the Night, Eight Millimeter, The DaVinci Code, 21, and more.
Titles are refreshed frequently with approximately 20 new titles per month from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics.
Crackle on PlayStation 3 and Google TV is available to audiences in the U. S. and Canada. Crackle on Roku, Sony’s BRAVIA, Streaming Player and Blu-ray devices is available in the U. S. only.
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