TikTok will be featured on approximately 3,000 Redbox video screens on top of kiosks nationwide
Brands will have the opportunity to advertise alongside top TikTok content on Redbox video screens
Redbox and advertising platform Crackle Connex, both Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment companies (NASDAQ: CSSE), today announced they are now working with entertainment platform TikTok. TikTok will provide Redbox with top content from the platform which will be featured on over 3,000 video screens on top of Redbox kiosks nationwide, and brands will have the opportunity to advertise alongside it.
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TIKOK COMES TO REDBOX KIOSKS - TikTok will provide Redbox with top content from the platform, which will be featured on over 3,000 video screens on top of Redbox kiosks nationwide, and brands will have the opportunity to advertise alongside it. (Photo: Business Wire)
This new arrangement provides brands with a powerful new Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) platform to reach consumers in high-traffic locations using TikTok’s uniquely entertaining and engaging content.
“TikTok is the go-to destination for short-form video consumption by over a billion people globally,” said Philippe Guelton, chief revenue officer of Crackle Connex. “This new partnership provides advertisers a unique opportunity to reach new audiences and drive engagement. Our Redbox kiosks are in high-traffic locations where millions of people frequently shop, such as grocery stores or value retailers. We look forward to working with TikTok on expanding this partnership as our DOOH network expands.”
"People come to TikTok to experience the entertainment, joy, and creativity of our community and we are excited to expand that experience to Redbox kiosks," said Dan Page, Head of Global Distribution, New Screens at TikTok. "This partnership allows us to bring together the power of our exceptional content with the high-visibility of Redbox kiosk locations, creating an effective and fresh approach to advertising."
About Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) provides premium content to value-conscious consumers. The company is one of the largest advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) companies in the US, with three flagship AVOD streaming services: Redbox, Crackle, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. In addition, the company operates Redbox Free Live TV, a free ad-supported streaming television service (FAST), with nearly 180 FAST channels as well as a transaction video on demand (TVOD) service, and a network of approximately 31,000 kiosks across the US for DVD rentals. To provide original and exclusive content to its viewers, the company creates, acquires, and distributes films and TV series through its Screen Media and Chicken Soup for the Soul TV Group subsidiaries. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super-premium pet food under the Chicken Soup for the Soul brand name.
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok's global headquarters are in Los Angeles and Singapore, and its offices include New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.
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