New York, N.Y.
Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) company and one of the largest operators of advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) streaming services, today announced that the BBC Studios docu-series A Life in 10 Pictures will debut in the U.S. exclusively on Crackle beginning June 1. The six-part series unlocks the stories of extraordinary people, whose images are known around the world, with just a handful of ten pictures -- from iconic shots to private snaps.
Beginning with the legendary Freddie Mercury on June 1, to kick off Pride Month, A Life in 10 Pictures will also reveal the lives and secrets of hip hop icon Tupac Shakur, screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, boxer Muhammad Ali, musician and activist John Legend and singer Amy Winehouse, through a unique lens from those who know their stories best.
A Life in 10 Pictures episode rollout schedule:
● Freddie Mercury - June 1
● Tupac Shakur - July 1
● Elizabeth Taylor - August 1
● Muhammad Ali - September 1
● John Lennon - October 1
● Amy Winehouse - November 1
“The Crackle audience has always responded well to biographic content like this,” said Jeff Meier, head of programming for Crackle Plus. “A Life in 10 Pictures showcases some of the most influential people in entertainment in a way that is much more intimate than anything they’ve ever seen before. We just know the response will be great as Crackle fans are shown a different side to the celebrities they love.”
A Life in 10 Pictures was acquired by Screen Media, the exclusive supplier of original content to the Crackle Plus streaming services, which include Crackle, Popcornflix, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Crackle Plus’ recent releases include the exclusive scripted series Les Norton, which stars Alexander Bertram and Rebel Wilson, Tia Mowery’s Comfort Kitchen, the suspense thriller Blast, audience favorite Inside the Black Box and the award-winning BBC series Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. They also recently announced season three of the award-winning Ashton Kutcher-produced series Going From Broke.
ABOUT CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE 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 Screen Media and 1091 Pictures subsidiaries 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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