FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Crackle Movies En EspaÑol Launches On Verizon V Cast Video On Demand
First Spanish-Language Premium Mobile Movie Subscription Option Available to Verizon Wireless Customers
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and CULVER CITY, Calif. - January 27, 2011 - Crackle, the multi-platform video entertainment network from Sony Pictures Television (SPT), has launched Crackle Movies en Español, the first Spanish-language premium mobile movie subscription channel on V CAST Video from the Verizon Wireless V CAST platform.
Located within the V CAST Video Latino Channel, Crackle Movies en Español provides Verizon Wireless customers access to a variety of full-length Hollywood movies from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics, and Screen Gems - in Spanish and without subtitles.
A sampling of titles available on Crackle Movies en Español this month includes:
- "The Cable Guy"
- "Beverly Hills Ninja"
- "La Bamba"
- "The Next Karate Kid"
"We continue to enhance our content with our audience in mind and are excited to offer Crackle's wide selection of movies in Spanish to Verizon Wireless customers," said Eric Berger, senior vice president, digital networks, Sony Pictures Television. "Through Crackle Movies en Español, we aim to bring a rich mobile entertainment experience to a broader Verizon Wireless customer base."
"Crackle offers a wide range of entertaining and popular movies, and we're excited to add the Spanish language choices, expanding the options for our V CAST customers," said Terry Denson, vice president of content strategy and acquisition at Verizon.
Crackle Movies en Español on V CAST Video features a wide array of genres, including action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi. With a subscription, customers get access to at least 20 different movies per month. Crackle Movies en Español can be found on V CAST-capable phones in the Media Center/Get It Now® under V CAST Video, Latino, Crackle Movies en Español. Customers with select BlackBerry® smartphones can find the same content on their handsets under Menu/V CAST Video/Latino/Crackle Movies en Español. Android smartphone customers can find the V CAST Video app in Android Market™ by searching for V CAST Video. Crackle Movies en Español joins Crackle Movies, Crackle's English-language movie subscription service on V CAST Video which, for $5.99 per month, offers consumers unlimited access to at least 27 different movies per month. The Crackle Movies channel is located under V CAST Video/Pop Culture/Crackle Movies.
A subscription to Crackle Movies en Español is available to customers for $5.99 per month, in addition to the $10 monthly subscription for V CAST Video on Demand. Customers must subscribe to a data package for a data usage allowance. For more information about V CAST Video, including how to subscribe, visit www.verizonwireless.com/vcast.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest and most advanced 4G network and largest and most reliable 3G network, and serves more than 94 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 82,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
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.
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