SeaChange powers new Popcornflix app

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s Crackle Plus-owned OTT offering Popcornflix is now available in a new app powered by technology outfit SeaChange’s StreamVid streaming platform. SeaChange said it was providing Popcornflix with an entirely new branded look, feel and improved user experience. The new app is available on iOS, Android, Apple TV and the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Popcornflix launches on Apple TV

Free, ad-supported movie and TV streaming service, Popcornflix, has launched on Apple TV. With the move, Popcornflix said its service can now be found on all leading set-top boxes and games consoles in the US, as well as in more than 60 other countries around the world. “I’m proud of the team here at Popcornflix for […]

Roku rolls out software update in the UK

Roku has started rolling out a software rollout in the UK, adding two new features designed to make it easier to find and follow content – Roku Search and the Roku Feed.   The update will be available on all current generation Roku players and Roku has at the same time this week launched its […]

Popcornflix expands into Middle East, Latin America

Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix has launched in 36 new countries – including 16 countries in the Middle East and 16 in Latin America.  Announcing the expansion at MIPTV in Cannes, Popcornflix said its Middle-Eastern footprint includes Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, while in Latin America the service is available in countries including Mexico and Argentina. The other four […]

Popcornflix launches on PS4 and PS3

Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix is now available as an app for Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 3 (PS3) games consoles in the US and Canada. The advertising-supported, US-based firm said it also plans to roll out its service to these devices in Latin America “soon.”

OTT VoD service Popcornflix launches in UK, Ireland, Scandinavia

Screen Media Ventures-owned US free movies video-on-demand service Popcornflix is launching in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Australia and New Zealand as part of a push into international markets. Popcornflix’s advertising supported service is now available on the web, connected TVs and on Android and iOS mobile apps in all eight markets, while users in the […]