The Crackle Channel, currently available to customers in the Roku Channel Store, now features a full suite of ad-supported, full-length movies and TV series, all free to Roku customers. Crackle becomes the only digital network on Roku to feature free-to-consumer, full-length, unedited movies and TV series.??
“The updated Crackle channel was launched on Roku just over a week ago and has quickly become a top five installed and watched channel,” said Jim Funk, VP of business development for Roku, in a statement.
Titles on Crackle are refreshed frequently, featuring approximately 20 new titles per month from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics. Crackle on Roku is available in the United States only.
All Roku players deliver streaming entertainment for the TV, including over 100,000 movies and TV shows from Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Hulu Plus; and live and on-demand sports from NBA Game Time Premium and NHL GameCenter Live. (For more, see Smart-TV Contenders Duke It Out, But They Still Aren’t ‘Cable Killers’).