Tinga Tinga Tales Gets New Consumer Products Partners
Newton, NH-based Ravensburger is the U.S. subsidiary of Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH, a German toy and game manufacturer with a 125-year history of tradition. Founded in Ravensburg, Germany in 1883, Ravensburger is a leading producer of toys loved the world over and celebrated for its meticulous commitment to detail, high production standards and superior quality control. In addition to Ravensburger-branded puzzles, games and arts & crafts, the company is the exclusive distributor of WOW Preschool Toys and holds licenses for such well-known brands as The Twilight Saga, Hello Kitty, Ed Hardy, PEANUTS, Iron Man 2 and more.
About University Games
University Games was founded on April Fool's Day in 1985 by Bob Moog and Cris Lehman. Today, University Games distributes more product in more outlets, in more markets than any other game company. The company has become a major player in the international game industry (now in over 28 countries) through increased distribution, better marketing, experienced staff and strategic acquisitions such as Great Explorations, Raintree Puzzles and Games, Topline Toys, Colorforms and BePuzzled, Front Porch Classics and, most recently, American Classic Games.
About Disney Junior
The newly branded, learning-focused Disney Junior reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary. Beginning in early 2011, Disney Junior will be available on basic cable in more than 99 million U.S. homes (via a daily block on Disney Channel) and to millions of other viewers on 25 Disney Junior channels (fka Playhouse Disney channels) and free-to-air broadcast partners around the world. It is also seen via subscription video-on-demand and a broadband website, DisneyJunior.com. In 2012 Disney Junior will also debut as a basic cable and satellite channel in the U.S. Disney Junior's programming invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, while incorporating specific learning and development themes designed for kids age 2-7. Disney Junior's animated and live action series blend Disney's unparalleled storytelling and characters kids love deeply with learning, including early math, language skills, healthy eating and lifestyles, and social skills.