ACURA DRIVES FOUR MORE SEASONS WITH JERRY SEINFELD'S "COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE"
New York, NY (April 30, 2014) - Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the popular award-winning Web series created by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, will return to Crackle and ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee.com for four additional seasons, a total of 24 new episodes, all sponsored exclusively by Acura. This new deal is for seasons six, seven, eight and nine of the series and will begin following the previously announced fourth and fifth seasons of the show, which are set to launch early this summer and fall respectively.
Previous episodes of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee have featured Seinfeld's conversations with a variety of comedy legends including Jason Alexander, Alec Baldwin, Todd Barry, Mel Brooks, Louis CK, Larry David, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Wayne Knight, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Seth Meyers, Patton Oswalt, Carl Reiner, Michael Richards, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman and Howard Stern, among others.
Since its debut in July 2012, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has delivered more than 40 million streams, garnered rave reviews, and earned Jerry Seinfeld a Primetime Emmy(R) nomination in the Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs category and two recent 2014 Webby Awards for Best Individual Performance (both the Webby and the People's Voice Award). Additional accolades include a Bronze Telly Award in 2014 for Branded Content with Acura; a 2014 Webby Media and Entertainment Honoree and Branded Content Honoree for Interactive Advertising and Media; and a special Webby Award in 2013 for Outstanding Comedic Performance.
Jerry Seinfeld is the executive producer of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which is produced by Sony Pictures Television's Embassy Row. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) brokered the deal with Acura on behalf of its client Jerry Seinfeld.
Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 272 dealers within the United States. The Acura lineup features seven distinctive models including the all-new MDX luxury sport utility vehicle and RLX luxury flagship sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the ZDX four-door sports coupe.
Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, programs Hollywood movies, TV shows and original series and films for the world's connected audience. Available in 21 countries, Crackle specializes in genres such as Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror and Sci-fi. Original programming on Crackle includes the psychological thriller Chosen, starring Chad Michael Murray and Rose McGowan; Cleaners, starring David Arquette and Gina Gershon; the first ever made for digital movie EXTRACTION, starring Danny Glover; and the Emmy(R) nominated Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, starring Jerry Seinfeld. Crackle is always freely accessible on every screen, with no subscription or authentication required. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com. You can also find Crackle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crackle or follow Crackle on Twitter @Crackle for real time updates.