CRACKLE.COM AMONG 65TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINEES
Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Among Top Digital Programming
(July 18, 2013) - Crackle, Sony Pictures' multi-platform video entertainment network, received a nomination for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" in the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. A leader in developing original programming for the digital space, the nomination for "Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs" is the first for Crackle. "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" showcases the best in the original programming that Crackle has to offer and therefore Crackle is honored to be among the fellow nominees announced today.
"Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," starring and created by Jerry Seinfeld, was an instant sensation in 2012 with comedians featured in the premiere season including Larry David, Alec Baldwin, Carl Reiner, Mel Brookes and a reunion with "Seinfeld" co-star Michael Richards, among others. New episodes are currently airing as part of season 2 and include guest stars Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, David Letterman and Don Rickles, and more.
The Emmy nomination for "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" follows in a line of recent accolades for Crackle including the 2013 Webby People's Voice Award for Best Entertainment Channel.
Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of other studios. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, offering audiences high-quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror and music. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online, mobile, connected TV and game console distribution network. Crackle is available in the US, Canada, UK, AU, Latin America and Brazil. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com or find Crackle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crackle.