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Crackle Original Holiday Rom-Com to Stream for Free
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (“the Company”) (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, announced today that the Crackle Original Film A Great North Christmas will premiere on Crackle on November 15th.
Caroline North, played by Laura Mitchell (Love at the Ranch, Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance, Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal), is one of LA's most powerful entertainment attorneys. She is a beautiful, smart, and aggressive type-A woman in her 30s; she is also a very lonely workaholic. Her best friends, Jackie and Samantha, decide to end Caroline’s long streak of working weekends and lonely holidays by booking a surprise Christmas vacation for her in Prince George, Canada. It is a small town full of winter attractions where Caroline can ski, drive snowmobiles, ride dog sleds and, maybe, just maybe, meet someone she would enjoy spending Christmas with. Sometimes, by Christmas magic, your best friends’ good wishes just might come true!
“There is nothing better than to cozy up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa and a feel-good holiday movie,” said Jeff Meier, head of programming for Crackle Plus. “A Great North Christmas is the perfect holiday love story to kick off Crackle’s wonderful slate of holiday programming for the whole family.”
As one of the only AVODs continually providing original and exclusive programming that uplifts, entertains, and inspires audiences, Crackle adds A Great North Christmas to its offering of other holiday films such as Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (Martin Short), The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Henry Winkler), Christmas Break-In (Denise Richards), On Strike for Christmas (Daphne Zuniga), Small Town Santa (Dean Cain), Marry Us For Christmas (Malinda Williams), as well as holiday episodes of your favorite shows such as 3rd Rock From the Sun, Father Knows Best, Dennis the Menace, and the Crackle original award-winning series Breaking Beauty among others.
A Great North Christmas is distributed in the US by Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. company and the supplier of exclusive and original content to Crackle Plus.
The Crackle Plus networks are currently distributed through 50 touch points in the U.S. with announced plans to expand to over 64 touch points including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), gaming consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne), Plex, iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktops at Crackle.com. Crackle is also available in approximately 500,000 hotel rooms in the Marriott Bonvoy chain.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) (the “Company”) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The Company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks 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 Screen Media subsidiary and produces original video content through the 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 famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.
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