Crackle, Sony Pictures Television’s multi-platform video entertainment network, has launched on the Sony Entertainment Network in the UK.
UK consumers with access to the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) in the UK can access ad-supported, free-to-consumer full-length films and television series via Crackle.
Available through BRAVIA TVs, Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray home theatre devices and network media players, Crackle offers films across a range of genres including action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi, plus hit TV series and Crackle original programming.
The announcement was made by Eric Berger, EVP, digital networks SPT. “Crackle draws viewers in with its unique offering of ad-supported Hollywood films and television series,” said Berger. “By making our collection of content available on even more devices in the UK, we’re bringing an unparalleled viewing experience directly to consumers through their internet-enabled televisions.”
Titles are updated monthly with films and TV series from studios including Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics.
Crackle will sit alongside other popular third party services on the Sony Entertainment Network including Lovefilm and BBC News, as well as Sony’s own services such as Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited.
The launch of Crackle on the Sony devices expands Crackle’s existing UK presence in the region which includes: Crackle’s website, Xbox Live, Roku Streaming Players and Apple (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) and Android platforms.