New York, NY
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, announced today the Chicken Soup for the Soul and Popcornflix streaming service applications is now available on Samsung.
With something for everyone, the Chicken Soup for the Soul streaming service offers a mixture of unscripted lifestyle programming, Hollywood blockbusters and classic scripted TV series, thoughtfully curated with the mission to encourage, inspire, and entertain viewers of all ages.
The Popcornflix streaming service offers the adventure escape viewers crave. The service includes Westerns, Sci-Fi, martial arts, military history TV series and movies and more. For viewers looking for an explosion, they’ll find it on Popcornflix.
“We are excited to bring the Chicken Soup for the Soul and Popcornflix streaming services to millions of Samsung viewers. We plan to provide a unique blend 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 touch points in the U.S. with announced plans to expand to over 90 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 desktop 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 video-on-demand streaming services (VOD). 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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