Sony Adds Crackle Network Movies to PS3 and Other Devices

Posted by at 2:36 pm on April 6, 2011

Crackle, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s multi-platform video entertainment network, announced a major programming expansion recently; extending its full suite of ad-supported full-length movies and television series to all consumers with PlayStation 3 game consoles; Roku streaming players; Sony’s Blu-ray players, BRAVIA televisions and Streaming Player with wifi; in addition to its previously announced launch on Google TV. With these expansions, Crackle becomes the only digital network to feature free-to-consumer full-length, unedited movies and television series on these platforms; it was announced today by Eric Berger, senior vice president, digital networks, Sony Pictures Television (SPT).

Crackle’s ad-supported service is designed to provide consumers with a  curated experience that includes hundreds of Hollywood movies in genres including action, comedy, crime, horror, thriller and sci-fi, plus thousands of TV episodes and award-winning Crackle original programming – all of which can be accessed online, via mobile, and now, on a broad selection of connected devices.

On average viewers spend 50 minutes per visit to Crackle on connected TVs. Crackle can be found in the Channel Store on Roku, on the PlayStation 3 Internet Browser home screen and on all BRAVIA Internet Video devices including Sony Blu-ray players and BRAVIA televisions. Additionally, Crackle was a launch partner with Google TV and can be accessed via the Spotlight section.

A sampling of Crackle’s current and upcoming movies includes:

  • “The Da Vinci Code”
  • “21”
  • “Ghostbusters”
  • “Bad Boys”
  • “Big Daddy”
  • “Gridiron Gang”
  • “We Own the Night”
  • “Eight Millimeter”
  • “Ultraviolet”
  • “A Few Good Men”
  • “The Patriot”
  • “Mr. Deeds”


Titles are refreshed frequently featuring approximately 20 new titles per month from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics. Crackle on PlayStation 3 and Google TV is available to audiences in the U.S. and Canada. Crackle on Roku, Sony’s BRAVIA, Streaming Player and Blu-ray devices is available in the U.S. only.

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