Sony Pictures Entertainment's Crackle Launches First Full-Length Movie and Television Service for Android™
App Brings Crackle's Unique Voice and Vast Library of Movies and TV Episodes Directly to Android Users
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment's Crackle Inc. today announced the launch of the first full-length movie and television application for the Android platform. The Crackle app streams full-length, unedited blockbuster movies and television series as well as Crackle's popular slate of original series.
"The cutting edge Crackle app provides Android users with movies and television offerings in their favorite genres – like they have come to love on the site," said Eric Berger, Sony Pictures Television's Senior Vice President, Digital Networks. "The launch of the Crackle app is the next step in making Crackle a go-to destination across all platforms."
The Crackle app reflects Crackle.com's unique editorial voice, furthering its mission to provide curated content from the genres its audience cares about most: action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi.
The Crackle app is available as a free download offering access to the network's roster of original programming and Minisodes—television episodes that have been condensed to just a few minutes. Users who upgrade to the premium service will gain access to high quality, full-length, television shows and blockbuster films from Columbia Pictures, Tri-Star, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Classics and more. At launch, users will have access to hundreds of TV episodes and movies, with new movies and TV series being added every month. The premium service costs $4.99 a month, with three and six month options also available.
The Crackle app offers feature films such as LA FEMME NIKITA, Bram Stoker's DRACULA, TAXI DRIVER, DRUNKEN MASTER, GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S., CHEECH & CHONG'S NICE DREAMS, GO, LOSER and LA BAMBA, as well as television series including "Married with Children," "Charlie's Angels," "Ten Items or Less," "Spider-Man," and "NewsRadio." Users also have access to Crackle's original series including the record-breaking hit "The Bannen Way," with Robert Forster and Michael Ironside, and "Angel of Death," starring Zoe Bell and Lucy Lawless.
To find the app, Android users can go to the Android Market and search for "Crackle," or find it in the Entertainment section.
Crackle's app works over both Wi-Fi and 3G networks.
Crackle, Inc., a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company, is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original short form series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet today, offering audiences quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, music and reality. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com, or follow Crackle on facebook.com/crackle or twitter.com/crackledotcom.
SOURCE Sony Pictures Television - Crackle, Inc.
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