FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Crackle App Brings Full-Length Hollywood Movies And Television Series To Ipad, Iphone And Ipod Touch Users
CULVER CITY, CA - (April 18, 2011) - Crackle, Sony Pictures Entertainment's multi-platform video entertainment network, today announced its new Crackle App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. Crackle is a free application that features ad-supported full-length, unedited Hollywood films and television series.
Providing high-quality video streaming, Crackle offers users a uniquely curated experience that includes a wide variety of full-length Hollywood movies, a diverse selection of TV episodes and award-winning Crackle original programming, delivered straight to their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
"Crackle is the unrivaled destination for un-cut feature films and television series," said Eric Berger, senior vice president, digital networks, Sony Pictures Television. "With the launch of this app, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users now have access to a great, new entertainment service."
The Crackle App is optimized to take full advantage of the features of iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, making Crackle's extensive collection of premium programming easily accessible anytime, anywhere. Consumers can easily discover Crackle's content by browsing by movies, TV, originals or genres or via keyword search.
Key features include:
- Free on demand viewing of all of Crackle's full-length movies and television series;
- Access to Crackle's award-winning original content;
- The ability to pause viewing and resume playback where the user last left off;
- Queue management for viewing on the app or online at Crackle.com;
- Sharing via Facebook, Twitter and email.
Crackle hand-picks movies that appeal to today's connected consumers in the genres they care most about: action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi. More than 200 titles from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are available to watch for free. All films are delivered uncut and unedited - the way they were meant to be viewed.
A sampling of Crackle's current and upcoming movies includes:
- 'Bad Boys'
- 'The Da Vinci Code'
- 'Pineapple Express'
- 'Big Daddy'
- 'Mr. Deeds'
- 'We Own the Night'
- 'Gridiron Gang'
- 'A Few Good Men'
- 'The Patriot'
- 'Eight Millimeter'
Crackle has secured EA's 'Battlefield 3' as the exclusive launch sponsor. As part of the sponsorship, 'Battlefield 3's' New Extended Gameplay Trailer is running across all Crackle platforms, including the Crackle application and Crackle.com.
The Crackle App is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
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 television programming and feature films from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and others. 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 at www.crackle.com.