SPE's television operations trace their history to the founding of Screen Gems in 1948, the first television business created by a major Hollywood studio. Currently, television operations produce or distribute approximately 60 programs worldwide, spanning all formats and genres. As home to an extensive library of TV programs and motion pictures, the company also grants licensing rights to customers which include U.S. and international broadcast and cable networks, U.S. local television stations and digital services. Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has formed or invested in international networks with 148 channel feeds in 178 countries reaching approximately 1.2 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also produces local language programming and has licensed SPT-owned formats in approximately 75 countries globally. Additionally, SPT operates Crackle.com, a premium video website, featuring high quality original content, TV shows and feature films from the studio's library.