The Minisode Network Strips Down to Launch Sports Illustrated Minisodes
Sony Pictures Television - 02/23/2009
Sony Pictures Television's The Minisode Network presents the "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit" minisodes exclusively on Crackle.com (www.crackle.com/siswimsuit).
Using the content from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Television Specials, each minisode - 5-minute adaptations of favorite television shows that retain the full story arc of the episode - showcases various models featured in the 2003, 2004 and 2005 swimsuit issues. Viewers are able to enjoy watching the likes of Heidi Klum, Molly Sims, Petra Nemcova, Marisa Miller, Ana Kournikova and 2009 swimsuit model, Jessica White, behind-the-scenes as they play for the camera and frolic in exotic locations such as Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Costa Rica and Guatemala.
Twenty-six episodes are available on The Minisode Network at Crackle.com. Distribution will expand to partner sites including YouTube (youtube.com/minisodenetwork), Hulu, MySpace (myspace.com/minisodenetwork), Adobe Media Player, TV.com, AOL, VEOH and on mobile at Verizon Wireless' V-Cast Video and SprintTV on March 16.
About The Minisode Network
Sony Pictures Television's The Minisode Network is the premiere multi-platform network for the minisode: 5-minute adaptations of favorite television shows that retain the full story arc of the episode. Perfect for online and mobile viewers, audiences can discover and reconnect with iconic characters and television series quickly at their favorite video portals. Enjoy minisodes from "The Three Stooges," Facts of Life," "Married with Children," "Spiderman," "Charlie's Angels," He-Man," "Square Pegs," "The Jeffersons," and many other TV favorites. Spend some time on The Minisode Network via Sony Pictures' Crackle.com; YouTube; MySpace; Hulu; Adobe Media Player; AOL; TidalTV; Sling; Bebo; IMDB; TV.com; Joost; on mobile at Verizon Wireless' V Cast Video and SprintTV; and direct to Sony BRAVIA TVs via BRAVIA Internet Video Link. The Minisode Network: The Shows You Love. Only Shorter.
Crackle, Inc., a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original short form series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet today, offering audiences quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, music and reality. Crackle reaches a global audience through its impressive online and mobile distribution network. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com.
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