Thousands of hours of content, including original and exclusive programs, now available to stream for free
NEW YORK, May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) company and one of the largest operators of ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD ) streaming services, today announced that streaming service apps Chicken Soup for the Soul and Popcornflix are now available on Samsung.
With something for everyone, the Chicken Soup for the Soul streaming service offers a mix of unscripted lifestyle programming, Hollywood blockbusters and scripted classic TV series, carefully curated with a mission to encourage, inspire and entertain viewers of all ages.
The Popcornflix streaming service delivers the escapist adventure viewers crave. The service includes westerns, sci-fi, martial arts, military history TV series and movies, etc. For viewers looking for a blast, they’ll find it on Popcornflix.
“We are thrilled to bring Chicken Soup for the Soul and Popcornflix streaming services to millions of Samsung viewers. We plan to provide a unique mix of entertainment from content and distribution partners who share our vision,” said Philippe Guelton, President of Crackle Plus.
Crackle Plus streaming services are currently distributed through 70 US touchpoints with announced plans to expand to over 90 touchpoints including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TV (Samsung, LG , VIZIO), game consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), Plex, iOS and Android mobile devices and desktop computers. Crackle.com. Crackle is also available in approximately 500,000 Marriott Bonvoy hotel rooms.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) (the “Company”) operates video-on-demand (VOD) streaming services. The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported VOD streaming services, including Crackle, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The Company also acquires and distributes video content through its subsidiaries Screen Media and 1091 Pictures and produces original video content through Chicken Soup for the Soul Television Group. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the popular book series and produces premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand.
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