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Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company has announced the acquisition of all ad-supported rights to Men of West Hollywood, a 10-part unscripted docuseries from Get Me Out Productions that follows the lives, drama and relationships of six men in West Hollywood. The series will premiere as a Crackle Original on January 20.

Meet six of the biggest male socialites in West Hollywood: “Mr. California” David Barta, a model and personal trainer; Justin Jedlica, a plastic surgery consultant, known around the world as the “human Ken doll”; Darren Tieste, a celebrity photographer; Murray Swanby, a club promotor and top underwear model; Brennen Taylor, a YouTube star; and Landon Wetterstrom, a luxury property owner.

These men, along with their boyfriends and girlfriends, give a glimpse into their lavish Los Angeles lifestyle, making their way through WeHo’s hottest parties and glamorous red carpets with drama at every turn. The series also features Nick Masc, Hannah Coehlo and Laron Seals.

“We're thrilled to bring Men of West Hollywood and all of its excitement and drama to Crackle’s audience. It’s been a pleasure collaborating with Screen Media on this project, and we can’t wait for viewers to enjoy,” said Akim Anastopoulo, President & CEO and Scott Emmer, Head of Acquisitions & Sales of Get Me Out Productions.

Screen Media’s Seth Needle added, “Screen Media was instantly enamored with Men of West Hollywood, a vibrant, charming reality series full of engaging characters and nonstop, highly-bingeable entertainment.”

Men of West Hollywood was created, co-directed and executive produced by Hali Anastopoulo. The series was co-directed, and executive produced by Akim Anastopoulo. Sydney K. edited and produced.

Seth Needle, EVP of Global Acquisitions and Co-Productions at Screen Media negotiated the deal with Akim Anastopoulo on behalf of the production

About Screen Media Ventures, LLC

Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (Nasdaq: CSSE) company, acquires the rights to high quality, independent television series and feature films. Screen Media Ventures acquires worldwide rights for distribution through theatrical, home video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay television, video-on-demand, and new digital media platforms. The company acquires AVOD rights for third party networks and is the main supplier of content for Crackle Plus and other Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment properties. With a library of over 1,500 television series and motion pictures, Screen Media Ventures is one of the largest independent suppliers of high-quality tv series and motion pictures to U.S. and international broadcast markets, cable networks, home video outlets and new media venues. For more information, visit: www.screenmedia.net.

About Crackle Plus

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The company also acquires and distributes video content through its Screen Media subsidiary and produces original long and short-form content through Landmark Studio Group, Chicken Soup for the Soul Unscripted, APlus.com and Halcyon Television. 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.

About Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand networks (VOD). The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix and FrightPix. The company also acquires and distributes video content through its Screen Media subsidiary and produces original long and short-form content through Landmark Studio Group, Chicken Soup for the Soul Unscripted, APlus.com and Halcyon Television. 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.

About Get Me Out Productions

Get Me Out Productions is a Los Angeles based production company specializing in the development and execution of quality television content. GMO facilitates all stages of content through Pre-Production, Production, Post Production, and Distribution, with experienced leadership throughout each phase. GMO was created by executive producer Akim Anastopoulo, the face of the popular, long-running courtroom television program Eye for an Eye as Judge "Extreme Akim.” Before the move to West Hollywood, Get Me Out originated as the first independent production company in South Carolina, known as 'Hollywood SC Studios,' creating and selling productions such as Eye for an Eye, Rescue Vet, Republic of Pete, Drop Jaw Nation, Judge Brian and Healthy Kids Cooking to major networks across the United States and nearly 50 countries internationally.

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