EXCLUSIVE: Soapie fans missing Days of Our Lives have been rewarded, with TV Tonight now able to confirm episodes will resume in Australia via online streaming video service, Crackle -and it’s all for free*.
Days of Our Lives ended its 45 year run on Nine in April leaving die-hard fans in the lurch.
New episodes will resume to viewers free and on-demand at Crackle.com from Monday June 17, as well as across Crackle’s apps for mobile devices, connected TVs and game consoles.
Sony-owned Crackle will pick up where Nine left off, offering ten episodes next week, followed by seven new episodes each Monday. Each episode will be available for four weeks.
“We are very happy to be offering Days of our Lives fans an opportunity to keep up with the show in Australia,” said Phil Lynch, senior vice president, digital networks & games for Sony Pictures Television. “In addition to enjoying their favorite daytime drama, we invite them to explore Crackle’s other top-quality and highly entertaining movies, TV series and original programming, which are available anytime, anywhere and always free.”
“There has been an outpouring of support from fans across Australia, telling us how much Days of our Lives means to them. We are delighted to be partnering with Crackle to help viewers keep up with the daytime drama as we solidify long term plans,” added Mark Young, senior vice president, distribution, Australia & New Zealand for Sony Pictures Television.
Crackle’s free app is available on Sony’s Bravia TV, Blu-ray player and Xperia phones and tablets. Users can also download the app via mobile devices including Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch; Android phones and tablets; and Windows Phones. In addition, Crackle is available on Samsung and LG connected televisions, as well as through the Xbox 360 game console.
*standard ISP download and subscription charges may apply.