HIT Entertainment is partnering up with the Minnesota Children’s Museum to create a new traveling exhibit focused on Thomas & Friends that will launch next summer and is slated to tour for 10 years.
HIT Entertainment has greenlit three direct-to-DVD feature-length specials for its Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and Mike the Knight brands. The latter 60-minute special – the first of its kind – will be co-produced with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has announced that morning news personality and actress Galilea Montijo has signed on to represent the Thomas & Friends brand in Mexico, which has already welcomed the launch of the television series on Televisa.
PBS Kids has made Hit Entertainment’s Thomas & Friends brand more digitally savvy, putting full episodes of the show online and on mobile devices through its video app.
Mattel’s HIT Entertainment has appointed three veteran execs, Robin Gay, Will Speer and Gina Briggs, to head up its global brand and marketing efforts for a number of properties including Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam and Mike the Knight.
In line with its broadcast, online and consumer products growth strategy, Mattel’s HIT Entertainment has secured new US partners for its preschool properties Thomas & Friends and Mike the Knight.
HIT Entertainment has sold roughly 100 hours of preschool programming across Asia, Australia and New Zealand for series Mike the Knight, Thomas & Friends and Fireman Sam.
New Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean will be featuring popular kids brands Thomas & Friends, Barney, Bob the Builder and Angelina Ballerina thanks to a new exclusive rights deal forged between hospitality company All Inclusive Collection and HIT Entertainment.
Children’s entertainment producer and rights owner HIT Entertainment has signed three new UK licensees for hit preschool property Thomas & Friends.
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