CRACKLE AMONG 66TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY(R) NOMINEES
Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" Among Top Digital Programming
CULVER CITY, Calif. (July 10, 2014) - Crackle received a nomination today for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" in the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards. A leader in developing original programming for the digital space, this marks the second consecutive nomination for "Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs" for Crackle. "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" showcases some of the best the original programming that Crackle has to offer and the network is honored to be among the fellow nominees announced today.
"Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" is currently airing the fourth season with guests including Aziz Ansari, Robert Klein, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jon Stewart, and George Wallace. Since its debut in July 2012, the acclaimed series has delivered more than 55 million streams and garnered rave reviews. Previous episodes of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" have featured Seinfeld's conversations with a variety of comedy legends including Jason Alexander, Alec Baldwin, Mel Brooks, Louis CK, Larry David, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Wayne Knight, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Seth Meyers, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman and Howard Stern, among others.
The Emmy(R) nomination for "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" follows in a line of recent accolades for Crackle including earning Jerry Seinfeld a 65th annual Primetime Emmy(R) nomination in the Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Nonfiction Programs category and two 2014 Webby Awards for Best Individual Performance (both the Webby and the People's Voice Award). Additional accolades include a Silver Telly Award in 2014 in Comedy, and two Bronze Telly Awards in 2014 for Branded Content with Acura and Use of Humor; 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.
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.