Tuesday seemed to be a bleak day for Crackle, as Jerry Seinfeld—creator and host of the streaming service's signature series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee—announced that he's moving his show to Netflix after signing a deal with the streaming rival.
Crackle has spent the past year trying to position itself as a mainstream TV network, even going so far as breaking away from the digital-centric NewFronts.
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Leading up to Trevor Noah's September 28 debut as host of The Daily Show, the South African-born, 31-year-old comedian made an appearance on the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's Web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which airs on digital network Crackle.
As it begins streaming all 180 episodes of Seinfeld today, Hulu—which has exclusive SVOD rights to Jerry Seinfeld's iconic TV series—is celebrating by re-creating Seinfeld's apartment for fans in New York.
For the last six months, Hulu has taken one big swing after another as it tries to close the gap with Netflix and Amazon.
As the line between digital and linear programming blurs, Crackle doesn't want to be seen just as a brand's online ad option. It also doesn't want to be just another video site.
Xbox, Kindle Fire, Roku, Smart TV—no matter what device you have, you can find Crackle on it. Each month, 18 million users in the U.S. access the Sony-owned, advertiser-supported streaming network to watch a selection of movies and TV shows, as well as a growing number of original series, including Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
From the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to a charity event in Beverly Hills, media personalities from tech to Hollywood were out in full force.
Host Whoopi Goldberg brought the funny all evening long at Wednesday's 55th Clio Awards in New York. But it was Jerry Seinfeld who brought down the house with a brilliant, hilarious speech about why he loves advertising—which ended up being a blistering anti-advertising rant that comically eviscerated the business.