New launches for Crackle

Sony has inked deals with several smart TV manufacturers and its online TV channel Crackle will launch on LG, Samsung and Vizio connected sets. It will also launch on Samsung Blu-ray players.

The streaming service and channel is already available via Sony Internet TVs and Blu-ray players.

“The penetration of IP-connected TVs and Blu-ray players in the living room is rapidly growing and these devices are fast becoming the new standard,” said Phil Lynch, senior VP, digital networks and games, Sony Pictures Television.

Crackle is now available on LG Smart TVs in the US, Canada, U.K. and Australia; Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players in the US, Canada, UK and Australia; and Vizio Smart TVs in the US and Canada.