Redbox, Crackle on VIZIO TV remotes in 2023
November 14, 2022
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced an expanded deal with VIZIO that brings the Redbox and Crackle free streaming apps to VIZIO remote controls.
In the second half of 2023, consumers who purchase new VIZIO TVs will have immediate access to the Redbox and Crackle AVoD services through dedicated buttons. The Redbox and Crackle apps give VIZIO users access to a wide range of content, from AVoD titles and over 150 free live TV (FAST) channels to the latest movies and TV series available for purchase or rental.
“We’re excited to expand our footprint with VIZIO and allow customers instant access to our vast libraries across Redbox and Crackle,” said Adam Mosam, chief digital officer of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. “This comes at an optimal time as we grow our AVoD and FAST offering in the coming year.”
“As one of the first to launch the Chicken Soup for the Soul app, and Crackle FAST channels in our free streaming service, WatchFree+, we are pleased to offer new VIZIO customers direct access to the Crackle and Redbox streaming services from the VIZIO remote,” said Seta Goldstein, director of content & technology partnerships at VIZIO. “Our expanded relationship with Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment makes it easy for VIZIO users to discover Crackle and Redbox programming – at the touch of a button.”