Chicken Soup for the Soul


Crackle launches on Vewd TVs

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, […]

Crackle launches on VIDAA TVs

VOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced the launch of its AVOD app Crackle on smart TVs with the VIDAA smart operating system. The deal between subsidiary Crackle Plus and the Hisense-manufactured VIDAA will see the Crackle app launch in the US on Hisense smart TVs. VIDAA customers will gain access to […]

Crackle Plus partners with Amagi for FAST distribution

AVOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced a partnership between Crackle Plus and Amagi to power the linear channel experience for Crackle, Popcornflix and other channels on its growing list of Free Ad-Supported TV (FAST) platforms. The channels will be available at launch on platforms like Plex and VIZIO Watch Free, with […]

Chicken Soup heats up SVOD plan with Pivotshare acquisition

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, the ‘positive content’ company backed by Ashton Kutcher’s A Plus, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Pivotshare, a global subscription-based video-on-demand service. Pivotshare offers channels online across a variety of genres from music to sports, religion and lifestyle. It currently holds near 28,000 hours of programming. The service […]

Popcornflix acquired by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

Video content firm Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSS Entertainment) has acquired consumer-facing VOD service Popcornflix by buying its parent company Screen Media Ventures. CSS Entertainment said the deal will help it to achieve its “ambitious growth plans”. It puts it in charge of Screen Media’s content library of over 1,200 TV series and […]

Former A+E International exec to run new Chicken Soup TV unit

US-based publisher Chicken Soup for the Soul has created a TV and film division and brought in former A+E boss Steve Ronson to run it. Chicken Soup for the Soul is known for its books featuring inspirational true-life stories and will make branded TV shows and features. Ronson left A+E late last year after a […]