Crackle Adds Classic TV, BBC Titles & More for April 2022




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This month, Crackle is adding to its free streaming lineup, with original content, exclusive titles, new channels, and a slate of new titles. Check out the channels of curated content for your fix of true crime, mysteries, dramas, and comedies. And be sure to take a look at the library for some classic TV additions, including Starsky & Hutch and The Flying Nun.

A Crackle Original

Les Norton: Premieres April 21

Les Norton is a ten episode limited series starring Rebel Wilson and based on the best-selling book series by Robert G. Barrett. Set in 1985, the series follows the exploits of Les Norton (Alexander Bertrand), a country bloke from outback Queensland. On the run from a troubled past, he blows into Sydney where he lands a job as a bouncer at a notorious illegal casino in Kings Cross and tangles with Rebel’s brothel owner, Doreen. A classic fish out of water who is desperate to get home, he soon finds himself seduced by the city’s illicit charms and dragged into a web of underground criminality.

Crackle AVOD Exclusives


The highly successful, new adaptation of Sherlock Holmes – starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Watson – comes to CrackleSherlock Holmes, an analytical deduction fanatic, is helping on police investigations for fun when he runs into potential flatmate Dr. John Watson, fresh from serving in the war in Afghanistan and sporting a limp. In spite of Watson’s initial skepticism, Holmes’ brilliant mind and dangerous lifestyle offer the stimulation he craves, and the two quickly forge an alliance. Sherlock provides the inspired leaps of intellect, while Watson keeps his friend’s flights of fancy grounded – creating the perfect pairing for a legendary partnership.

We Are CVNT5 

This​ ​is​ ​a mockumentary​ chronicling​ ​the​ ​antics​ ​of​ ​electronic​ ​music​ ​supergroup​ ​CVNT5.​ ​The​ ​EDM giants​ ​reach​​ ​soaring​ ​highs​ ​and​ ​crushing​ ​lows​ ​of​ ​superstardom.

Fairwood: Premiering April 14th

Fairwood follows the exploits of Rusty and Clark Fairwood, colorfully quirky small-town entertainers with an infectiously upbeat, family-oriented “positivistic” philosophy. Thrust unexpectedly into the limelight as hosts of their own talk show in their rustic hometown of East Plains, Rusty and Clark unite their neighbors against the all-powerful Pentalode Corporation while looking for love and making plans to “extend the Fairwood family line.”

New BBC Titles in April

The Musketeers 

On the streets of 17th century Paris, law and order is more a fledgling idea than reality, and the Musketeers are far more than merely royal bodyguards for King Louis XIII.

Silent Witness

Everybody tells a story. A crack team of forensic pathologists reveal the truth behind murders and accidental deaths.

Ripper Street

After Jack the Ripper’s killings, London is emerging into peace, hopeful that this killer has finished. Nowhere is this truer than the H Division, its men hunted this maniac and didn’t find him.

Happy Valley

Sarah Lancashire stars as Catherine Cawood, a police sergeant in a small town. Her world is turned upside down when the man she thinks is responsible for her daughter’s death is released from prison

The Coroner

A high-flying lawyer returns, after a messy divorce, to the small town she escaped as a teenager to take up the post of Coroner. She finds herself thrown together with her old flame who broke her heart twenty years ago – now the local policeman – and they are forced to work together.

New Channels in April

Workplace Comedies

For all you workaholics who can’t seem to leave the office behind, hit the break room and tune into shows like Dilbert (Chris Elliot, Larry Miller), Dr.Ken (Ken Jeong, Suzy Nakamaura),NewsRadio (Dave Foley, Phil Hartman, Joe Rogan), and Just Shoot Me! (Wendie Malick, David Spade).

True Crime

Put on your detective hat and wrap your mind around suspenseful mysteries like After the Murder of Albert Lima (Aengus James), The Family Who VanishedThe Suspect and Unsolved Mysteries (Dennis Farina).

Sci Fi

Blast off with the Crackle crew and discover a universe of imaginative fantasy with titles like Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (Megumi Odaka), Quark (Cyb Barnstable, Richard Benjamin) created by Hollywood legend Buck Henry,Starman (Robert Hays, Christopher Daniel Barnes), and Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Foundation (Colleen Porch, Kelly Carlson).

Crime Novel Adaptations

Of all the streaming platforms in the market, these titles walked into Crackle. Get your noir on with these hard-boiled novels come to life on screen with Mary Higgins Clark: Around the Town(Kim Schraner, Nastassja Kinski), Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer (Lindsay Bloom, Kent Williams), A Kind of Murder(Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel), and Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (Tom Selleck, Viola Davis).

In Deep Water

Lash yourself to the deck as the SS Crackle navigates into choppy waters with the Wolfgang Petersen 1981 classic Das Boot (Jürgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann), Lake Placid 2 (John Schneider, Sarah Lafleur), The Mercy (Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz), and Sea Wolf (Neve Campbell, Tim Roth).

Additional Titles Coming in April

  • 1941
  • Alien Hunter
  • Anacondas: Trail of Blood
  • Angel Of Death
  • Animal
  • Apache Territory
  • Assassination Games
  • Bat 21
  • Battle Los Angeles
  • Bent
  • Bite the Bullet
  • Blonde and Blonder
  • Blue Thunder
  • Broken
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • Casualties of War
  • Compliance
  • Control
  • Countdown to War
  • Crossroads
  • Dark Tide
  • Deadfall
  • Drunken Master
  • First Kill
  • Flight Of Fury
  • Frankenfish
  • Fun With Dick and Jane
  • Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
  • Half Past Dead 2
  • Hanover Street
  • Hunt For Eagle One
  • Hunt For Eagle One: Crash Point
  • Ike: Countdown To D-Day
  • Jagged Edge
  • Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling
  • Kill ‘Em All
  • Lake Placid 2
  • Maniac Cop 2 (Broadcast Edit)
  • My Friend Dahmer
  • Neighbors
  • One False Move
  • Out For a Kill
  • Places In the Heart
  • Punchline
  • Red Water
  • Roger Corman’s Operation Rogue
  • Run
  • Runaway
  • Seems Like Old Times
  • Shackles
  • Silent Rage
  • Sniper 2
  • Sniper 3
  • Sniper: Ultimate Kill
  • Starman
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Suspect
  • The Amateurs
  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
  • The Contract
  • The Flying Nun
  • The Foreigner
  • The Hard Corps
  • The Lazarus Project
  • The Nines
  • The Shadow Riders
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Wake of Death

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