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• In the wake of the recent spate of toy recalls, the Toy Industry Association (TIA) has just launched a new 24/7 toll-free hotline (1-888-884-TOYS) to field questions from consumers about any and all product safety issues.

• Country music legend Dolly Parton and Mama's Place star Vicki Lawrence will both star in an ep of Disney Channel's hit Hannah Montana. The ep entitled 'I Will Always Loathe You' airs on the US net on Friday, December 7.

Cookie Jar Entertainment's The Doodlebops have a slew of releases ready for the holiday season including 'Everybody Singing' - a holiday song bowing on iTunes on November 27. Additionally, a new line of Doodlebops musical toys from iToys will be available at major retail outlets in North America in the next few weeks.
November 20, 2007

• In the wake of the recent spate of toy recalls, the Toy Industry Association (TIA) has just launched a new 24/7 toll-free hotline (1-888-884-TOYS) to field questions from consumers about any and all product safety issues.

• Country music legend Dolly Parton and Mama’s Place star Vicki Lawrence will both star in an ep of Disney Channel‘s hit Hannah Montana. The ep entitled ‘I Will Always Loathe You’ airs on the US net on Friday, December 7.

Cookie Jar Entertainment‘s The Doodlebops have a slew of releases ready for the holiday season including ‘Everybody Singing’ – a holiday song bowing on iTunes on November 27. Additionally, a new line of Doodlebops musical toys from iToys will be available at major retail outlets in North America in the next few weeks.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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