AVOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced an agreement between Crackle Plus and Vewd.
The deal will see the Crackle app launch on smart TVs and set-top boxes powered by OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd. Vewd powers the app store, home screen, and promotion experiences on such brands as Sony, Hisense, Vestel, Vodafone, Swisscom, as well as many others.
Crackle Plus linear and VOD networks are available in the US and can be accessed on 29 devices and services including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TVs, Plex, iOS and Android mobile devices and on desktops at Crackle.com.
The AVOD offers access to an extensive library of blockbuster film titles and classic TV series such as Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story, After the Murder of Albert Lima and Going From Broke.
President of Crackle Plus Philippe Guelton said: “Crackle is thrilled to partner with Vewd to open the door for their customers to our expanding collection of Originals and Exclusives, as well as our ever-changing library of studio films, docu-series, sports content, and classic TV shows.”
“Consumers are increasingly turning to AVOD services like Crackle to meet their on-demand content needs,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO of Vewd. “Now with the Crackle app on Vewd-enabled devices, our customers can keep up with consumer demand and deliver some of the world’s best blockbuster film titles and classic TV series out the gate.”