By Evan DeSimone
Sony-owned VOD service Crackle announced today at a gathering of the Television Critics Association its latest additions to its original programming lineup and set premiere for new shows including the one-hour drama “The Art of More” and the animated comedy “Super Mansion,” as well as returning favorites such as the Emmy-winning “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” and the game show “Sports Jeopardy.”
Check out the release schedule for Crackle’s new season below:
“The Art Of More”: Crackle’s first original one-hour drama stars Dennis Quaid(“Frequency”), Christian Cook (“Love, Rosie”) , Kate Bosworth (“Blue Crush”) and Cary Elwes (“The Princess Bride”). Its 10-episode first season premieres in its binge-watching entirety on Nov. 19.
“Supermansion”: A new stop-motion 13-episode animated comedy from executive producer Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”). The first three episodes premiere Thursday, Oct. 8, witje mew episodes to follow weekly through Dec. 17.
“Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee”: Jerry Seinfeld’s (“Seinfeld”) Emmy-winning interview series returns with a six-episode seventh season. It premieres Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at 11:30 p.m. ET. New episodes will roll out weekly.
“Sports Jeopardy!”: The live weekly sports game show hosted by sportscaster Dan Patrick returns with the first of 52 new episodes on Sept. 23.
Crackle began was founded in 2000 as Grouper. It was purchased by Sony in 2006 and re-branded as Crackle in 2007. It is a free, ad-supported streaming service available on connected TV and any other web-enabled devices, including Roku, Playstation, Bravia and AppleTV.
In addition to setting premiere dates for all its fall programming slate, Crackle also took the opportunity to announce a tweak to its “Always On” streaming model which is designed to mimic the look and feel of traditional linear TV. When the Crackle player is launched, it will immediately begin to play a scheduled show, giving viewers the opportunity to browse while watching pre-scheduled Crackle programming. Crackle will also offer “channels” featuring themed content matched to specific parts of the day.