Crackle extends movie service to FLO TV’s direct-to-consumer offerings


MUMBAI: Crackle has extended its feature film lineup on FLO TV’s direct-to-consumer offerings, including the FLO TV Personal Television and FLO TV Auto Entertainment service.


The dedicated channel features blockbuster motion pictures including Ghostbusters, Godzilla, Stranger Than Fiction, The Karate Kid Parts 2 and 3, A River Runs Through It and Big Fish, among many others.


"Consumers will have an excellent experience viewing Crackle’s selection of great movies on FLO TV. Crackle is the only motion picture network to broadcast contemporary films to audiences through mobile phones and portable devices," said Sony Pictures Television senior vice president, digital networks Eric Berger.


"As we continue to enhance our content offerings, Crackle’s popular movie titles will enhance FLO TV’s strong lineup of news, sports and entertainment programming," says FLO TV senior vice president of programming and advertising Jonathan Barzilay.


Thirty-two motion picture titles will be available at launch to FLO TV subscribers through a dedicated 24/7 Crackle channel, including It Could Happen To You, Les Miserables, Persuasion and See No Evil, Hear No Evil. Additional titles available starting in April include Stranger Than Fiction, Reign Over Me, Frankenstein and Fright Night, and titles will be refreshed monthly.


The FLO TV service is currently available on multiple platforms, including the recently launched FLO TV Personal Television, the first-ever portable digital television with a dedicated network. In collaboration with Audiovox, FLO TV also offers FLO TV Auto Entertainment, an in-vehicle entertainment system that delivers high-quality mobile TV.