May 27, 2021
Redbox May 27 announced it has teamed with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment to add Crackle to its Redbox Free Live TV platform. At launch, the channel will feature programming such as “Cold Blood,” “Crown Vic,” “Grand Isle,” “Lennox Lewis: The Untold Story,” and “Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story,” among many other titles.
With nearly 100 channels, including three Redbox channels designed and programmed for movies, Free Live TV features a lineup of feature films and television, news, lifestyle, and sports entertainment programming. Free Live TV is available on Redbox.com, Roku, iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Vizio Smart TVs, LG TVs, Xbox One and Chromecast.
“The Crackle team is enthusiastic about partnering with Redbox, a brand that is so well known for convenient entertainment delivery,” Philippe Guelton, president of Crackle Plus, said in a statement. “This agreement adds an important new consumer touchpoint for Crackle Plus on a very important FAST platform.”
Redbox says it delivers entertainment to 40 million customers across multiple entertainment windows, including packaged-media distribution, premium video-on-demand (PVOD), transactional VOD, ad-supported linear and on-demand (AVOD).
“As we continue to expand Free Live TV, we’re committed to creating a great experience for our customers with a range of entertainment available across their favorite devices,” said Jason Kwong, chief strategy and digital officer for Redbox.