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Sony Weighed Selling Stake in Crackle to ’Save the Year’

Sony Pictures Television has weighed selling a majority stake in Crackle, the online video company best known for Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” according to e-mails made public by hackers.

Executives at Sony have discussed a deal with Evolution Media Capital, an investment bank backed by Hollywood talent firm Creative Artists Agency, according to a Nov. 3 e-mail from Eric Berger, the general manager of Crackle.