CULVER CITY, CA (April 16, 2013) - Crackle, the multi-platform entertainment network has been nominated in four categories in the 17th annual Webby Awards and honored in an additional six by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. A leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, the Webbys recognized Crackle's strong multi-platforms and original series in 2012 as the best among 11,000 international submissions.
Nominations include Crackle for Best Online Film & Video Entertainment Channel and original hit series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" was nominated for three awards including Best Comedy Series, Best Editing and Best Individual Performance by Jerry Seinfeld.
Additionally, Crackle was recognized as an Official Honoree alongside Nominees in six categories: Best Web Media Streaming; Best Web Television; Original series "The Ropes" as Best Drama; Original series "The Unknown" as Best Drama; Original series "From The Basement" as Best Music; and the Crackle Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Application for Best User Experience.
Along with competing to earn a coveted Webby Award, Nominees are eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award with public votes now through April 25 on the following links:
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, interactive advertising & media, online film & video, and mobile & apps. Established in 1996, the 17th Annual Webby Awards received 11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide.
Webby Winners will be announced April 30, 2013 and honored at the 17th Annual Webby Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 21, 2013.
ABOUT CRACKLECrackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of other studios. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, offering audiences high-quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror and music. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online, mobile, connected TV and game console distribution network. Crackle is available in the US, Canada, UK, AU, Latin America and Brazil. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com or find Crackle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crackle.