Rogers On Demand Online Pops With Over 550 hours of New Programming From Crackle
TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications Inc. today announced that Canadian entertainment lovers can watch even more of the shows and movies they want, when and where they want on Canada’s first aggregated authenticated web-based entertainment destination, Rogers On Demand Online, now with the availability of programming from Crackle Inc. a new online network from leading movie and programming empire Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Crackle is now available free to all Canadians on Rogers On Demand Online and features over 550 hours of original short-form series and full-length traditional programming from the vast Sony Pictures library of television series and feature films including A Few Good Men and classic series like Bewitched and Different Strokes.
“Canadians’ entertainment needs are evolving and customers want their TV, movies, sports and video experiences wherever and whenever they choose,” says David Purdy, Vice President, Video Products, Rogers Communications Inc. “Rogers is committed to making the best content available virtually anywhere in Canada through Rogers On Demand Online and we are proud to work with other innovation leaders and powerhouse entertainment providers like Sony to bring Canadians hours of great TV, movie and web-exclusive entertainment on their own schedules.”
With the availability of Crackle content on Rogers On Demand Online, Rogers customers currently have access to more than 10,000 hours of primetime, movies, series and sports entertainment from hundreds of top studios and networks available through Rogers’ multi-platform On Demand offerings.
Through the content relationship with Crackle, Rogers On Demand Online viewers now have access to the site’s full-length movies, TV shows, and original online series — all uncut and uncensored. Crackle also features an array of long-format videos in all genres including comedy, action, drama, sci-fi and horror.
Rogers Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are engaged in wireless voice and data communications services through Rogers Wireless, Canada’s largest wireless provider. Through Rogers Cable we are one of Canada’s largest providers of cable television services as well as high-speed Internet access, telephony services and video retailing. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.a and RCI.b) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).