Crackle Extends Its Premium Movie Service to All FLO TV Direct-to-Consumer Offerings
Sony Pictures Television - 03/24/2010
Crackle today announced that its unparalleled feature film lineup is now available on FLO TV's direct-to-consumer offerings, including the FLO TV™ Personal Television and FLO TV Auto Entertainment service. The dedicated channel features blockbuster motion pictures including Ghostbusters, Godzilla, Stranger Than Fiction, The Karate Kid Parts 2 and 3, A River Runs Through It and Big Fish, among many others.
"Consumers will have an excellent experience viewing Crackle's selection of great movies on FLO TV," said Eric Berger, senior vice president, digital networks, Sony Pictures Television. "Crackle is the only motion picture network to broadcast contemporary films to audiences through mobile phones and portable devices."
"As we continue to enhance our content offerings, Crackle's popular movie titles will enhance FLO TV's strong lineup of news, sports and entertainment programming," says Jonathan Barzilay, senior vice president of programming and advertising, FLO TV.
Thirty-two motion picture titles will be available at launch to FLO TV subscribers through a dedicated 24/7 Crackle channel, including It Could Happen To You, Les Miserables, Persuasion and See No Evil, Hear No Evil. Additional titles available starting in April include Stranger Than Fiction, Reign Over Me, Frankenstein and Fright Night, and titles will be refreshed monthly.
The FLO TV service is currently available on multiple platforms, including the recently launched FLO TV Personal Television, the first-ever portable digital television with a dedicated network. In collaboration with Audiovox, FLO TV also offers FLO TV Auto Entertainment, an in-vehicle entertainment system that delivers high-quality mobile TV.
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 an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com
Service not available everywhere. Programming subject to change / blackout restrictions. Service subscription required. "Live mobile television" means the FLO TV service transmits channels in real time;no downloading, sideloading or buffering.
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