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Sony Crackle Taps FX’s Adam Lewinson to Head Programming, Marketing
/ October 16, 2015 11:00 am
Sony Crackle Taps FX’s Adam Lewinson to Head Programming, Marketing

Variety reports "As head of programming, Lewinson will oversee acquisition and scheduling of content, and will work with Crackle’s development team on original series. In his role as marketing boss, he will lead brand management, strategic partnerships, customer acquisition and retention, and oversee the launch strategy for Crackle’s originals. In addition, Lewinson will work with Crackle’s ad-sales, product and technology teams.". Read More

Sony’s Crackle Updates ‘Sports Jeopardy’ Season 2 to Be More Binge-Able
/ September 22, 2015 3:22 pm
Sony’s Crackle Updates ‘Sports Jeopardy’ Season 2 to Be More Binge-Able

Variety reports "Crackle, the digital network from Sony Pictures Television, wants viewers and advertisers to think of it as a TV network that just happens to be delivered over the Internet. And typically, Crackle releases episodes of its original series in a TV-like weekly basis. But in a nod to the powerful lure of binge-viewing, Crackle is making a key change to “Sports Jeopardy” season 2, the quiz show hosted by sportscaster Dan Patrick based on SPT’s long-running “Jeopardy” franchise.". Read More

Sony’s Crackle Tries to Look and Feel More Like Traditional TV
/ August 6, 2015 12:21 pm
Sony’s Crackle Tries to Look and Feel More Like Traditional TV

Variety reports "Crackle is putting new emphasis on the scheduling of programs the service with multiple channels offering themed programming targeted for specific dayparts and genres: daytime, primetime and latenight. And with a new “Always On” interface that is rolling out on various platforms this fall, viewers who pull up the channel will find a specific program playing at any given time a la a network schedule.". Read More

Tubi TV Lands Paramount Flicks
/ March 11, 2015 2:03 pm
Tubi TV Lands Paramount Flicks

Multichannel News reports "Tubi TV, an ad-supported OTT video-on-demand service that launched last April, said it has struck a licensing deal with Paramount Pictures to add more than 50 feature films to its library.". Read More

‘The Throwaways’, Crackle’s Cyberattack Movie Delayed By Sony Hack, Gets New Premiere Date
/ January 13, 2015 8:48 am
‘The Throwaways’, Crackle’s Cyberattack Movie Delayed By Sony Hack, Gets New Premiere Date

Deadline reports "Originally slated to debut Dec. 19, the release of Crackle’s original movie The Throwaways was put on hold because of the massive hack attack on parent Sony Pictures Entertainment." . Read More

Fan TV Raises $8.3 Million
/ May 15, 2014 3:55 pm
Fan TV Raises $8.3 Million

VentureBeat reports that Fan TV has raised $8.3 million in its recent round of funding. The company first launched its Fan TV set-top box last year with a strategy to partner with cable and satellite TV service providers to provide an alternative to the boxes issued to clients. . Read More

As Seinfeld indicates, digital-only shows are a viable option
/ July 6, 2012 10:10 am
As Seinfeld indicates, digital-only shows are a viable option

Jerry Seinfeld is distributing his upcoming series on Crackle. Even though getting network TV deal is certainly an option for someone with his clout and credentials, Seinfeld chose simplicity and control instead. Read More

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