June 17, 2021
Redbox has expanded its relationship with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment to add the Popcornflix Channel to its ad-supported streaming platform Redbox Free Live TV. Launching later this month, the channel will feature programming including Robert the Bruce, The Clearing, King Solomon’s Mines (2004), Jason and the Argonauts (2000), and The Poseidon Adventure (2005) among many other titles.
With nearly 100 channels live, including three Redbox branded channels designed and programmed for movie lovers, Free Live TV features a lineup of free movies and television, news, lifestyle, and sports entertainment programming. Free Live TV is available on Redbox.com, Roku, iOS and Android devices; Apple TV, Android TV, Vizio Smart TVs, LG TVs, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X and Chromecast.
“After the recent launch of our Crackle channel on Redbox, the Crackle Plus team is thrilled to expand our relationship by giving the Popcornflix audience yet another convenient location to watch our content for free,” Philippe Guelton, president of Crackle Plus, said in a statement.
Redbox, which returning to Wall Street as a “special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC,” has been a leader in home entertainment for nearly two decades delivering 40 million consumers both packaged media rentals, PVOD, transactional VOD and ad-supported streaming.
“As audiences continue to turn to Redbox for the widest selection of movies and entertainment, we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, adding Popcornflix’s great selection of films to Free Live TV,” said Jason Kwong, chief strategy and digital officer at Redbox.