Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

SPT ties up with Chicken Soup for the Soul for new AVOD

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE) have signed a definitive agreement to establish a new streaming joint venture names Crackle Plus. SPT and CSSE will each contribute certain assets to establish Crackle Plus and position the new company as a leading ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) platform. Each company […]

Kutcher-backed Chicken Soup to acquire SVOD player

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, a ‘positive content’ company backed by Ashton Kutcher’s A Plus, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Pivotshare, a global subscription-based video-on-demand service. Pivotshare offers channels online across a variety of genres from music to sports, religion and lifestyle. It currently holds near 28,000 hours of programming. The network […]

Chicken Soup & Ashton Kutcher set for personal finance title

US producer of ‘uplifting and positive content’, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, and Ashton Kutcher will make 20 half-hours of a new personal finance show aimed at helping millennials struggling with debt. Chicken Soup will produce The Fixer with the support of several lead sponsors. In this case, Acorns and has already committed […]

Popcornflix acquired by Chicken Soup

Video content firm Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSS Entertainment) has acquired consumer-facing VOD service Popcornflix by buying its parent company Screen Media Ventures. CSS Entertainment said the deal will help it to achieve its “ambitious growth plans”. It puts it in charge of Screen Media’s content library of over 1,200 TV series and […]

Kutcher-backed Chicken Soup for the Soul launches IPO

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, a prodco that is backed by Ashton Kutcher’s company A Plus, has launched a public offering to raise US$30 million. The US-based prodco and distributer is a provider of ‘positive video content’. Chicken Soup has an exclusive distribution agreement with A Plus, a digital media company that is owned […]