Crackle Selects Cue Digital Media As Exclusive Advertising Sales Representative In Canada

Crackle, Sony PICTURES TELEVISION NETWORKS’ Free Ad-SUPPORTED Streaming Network, Selects Cue Digital Media AS EXCLUSIVE Advertising Sales REPRESENTATIVE IN Canada

TORONTO (August 30, 2017) –Cue Digital Media has been selected as the exclusive advertising sales representative in Canada for Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks’ free, ad-supported streaming network, it was announced today.

As part of the new alliance, Cue will represent the AVOD service’s entire Canadian portfolio. Anchored by a robust library of premium and curated content including popular TV series, blockbuster feature films and originals, Crackle is available in Canada on a wide variety of platforms including connected TVs, mobile devices, video game consoles and online.

Cue is an industry leader and currently represents a slate of premium international media companies and publishers in Canada including Turner Broadcasting, CBS Interactive, Vox Media and Business Insider.

Jason Sorger, Crackle’s Vice President, Global Distribution, Partnerships and Digital Networks, said: “As we continue our expansion in North America, our new exclusive relationship with Cue Digital Media, a leader in the ad sales community, will serve us well. They will work with us to build on our relationships with existing and potential ad sales and develop customizable programs that suit their needs in a highly competitive media environment.” He added: “For so many reasons, Crackle is an attractive proposition to both consumers and advertisers and in a world where SVOD and cable services continue to drive up the price of consumers’ personal bundles, a service like ours, which is completely free, matters more than ever.”

“As viewing habits continue to evolve, more and more Canadians are looking to forgo subscription fees and turning to Crackle is the perfect alternative,” said David U.K, CEO Cue Digital Media. “We are looking forward to working with Canadian advertisers to connect their brands with the millions of tech savvy Canadians who are attracted to the network’s incredible inventory of blockbuster movies and binge-friendly original productions – for a price that works for everyone — free.”

What You Need to Know About Crackle

● Crackle is available globally in multiple territories
● Crackle is available on all of your favorite devices including Apple TV, Roku, Android, PlayStation and Xbox
● Crackle is free and available throughout Canada with no subscription or commitment required
● Hollywood hits now available on Crackle include eOne’s Academy Award winning thriller Zero Dark Thirty;

critically acclaimed drama Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz; the Sony adventure comedy The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco; the Oscar-winning drama No Country for Old Men and many more noteworthy titles

About Cue Digital Media

Cue Digital Media is one of Canada’s leading online News, Sports and Entertainment Media companies selling online integrated advertising opportunities, branded entertainment, sponsorships and partnerships to major agencies and Fortune 100 brands. Cue exclusively represents select, established, premium online news, sports and entertainment properties in Canada reaching 18 Million Canadian Unduplicated Unique Visitors, according to ComScore Media Metrix, May 2017.

Brands leverage Cue’s ability to deliver digital engagement to their consumers in two ways; taking advantage of its exclusive premium news, sports and entertainment publisher partner model, and its award-winning branded content production and distribution capabilities. Cue represents some of the most recognized, high profile digital news, sports and entertainment websites.

Cue is ranked as Canada’s #1 Fastest Growing Media Company in 2014, 2015 and 2016 – Profit 500 Canada 

About Crackle

Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television Networks, programs Hollywood movies, popular TV shows, original series and feature films for the worlds connected audience.  Crackle is always freely accessible in Canada with no subscription or commitments required.  Available in 21 countries on every screen, the streaming service houses a robust library of original programming available anytime, anywhere on every connected device. Crackle is available on Facebook or follow @Crackle for real time updates.  For additional information, please go to www.crackle.com.

For additional information, please contact
Greg McIsaac Communications
PR@cuedigitalmedia.com
416-458-3591

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