Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment this month announced it has signed a multi-year content deal with BBC Studios, bringing over 2,500 hours of content to all current and future Crackle Plus streaming services including Crackle, Popcornflix, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Crackle is an ad-supported network available in the US and US territories.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment says over 300 hours of content will be available to viewers for free on various Crackle Plus streaming services beginning in April. This includes Ripper Street, starring Matthew MacFadyen (Succession). In addition, A Life in Ten Pictures will have its exclusive U.S. premiere in June on Crackle Plus.
“The BBC has been producing highly sought-after content for years and we expect this content to perform exceptionally well on our streaming services,” said William J. Rouhana Jr, chief executive officer of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. “The long-term nature of this agreement enables us to plan ahead to maximize the value of the content to our viewers as well as our advertisers, the BBC, and us.”