Coinciding with Autism Acceptance Month, the new animated movie features the iconic franchise’s newest friend, Bruno the Brake Car, an autistic character who embarks on a journey with Thomas and his gang; hitting the streamer April 1, it also broadcasts in Canada April 2 and the U.S. April 3.
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The producer on Nickelodeon and Mattel’s new CG-animated series discusses the rebirth of the storied franchise, which began as a hugely successful toy line in 2010, quickly expanding into games, a web series, and animated YouTube shorts; the show premieres today, October 28, on Nickelodeon.
The new animated series follows the teenage children of famous monsters as they discover who they are and how to embrace their differences.
Mattel’s iconic franchise introduces a positive, neurodivergent role model, Bruno, as a joyful, pun-making brake car, voiced by Chuck Smith, an autistic actor, who makes his debut during the Season 26 premiere September 12 on Cartoon Network’s Cartoonito.
Teen kids of monster fame make their way to the school of acceptance and self-discovery in the next entry in the popular franchise; the animated series hits Nickelodeon this fall along with an upcoming live-action movie-musical ‘Monster High: The Movie,’ which debuts October 6.
Launching March 18 on Netflix, the new movie follows Thomas, the gang, and his new teammate Kana, and the challenges they face on the road to winning the important race.
Launching October 29 on Netflix, the all-new, reimagined classic franchise series from Mattel Television follows the playful tank engine with four new engine friends learning to solve problems together.
New projects based on the popular franchise include an animated series and live-action musical set to hit Nick platforms in 2022.
Based on the classic book series, the latest iteration of the popular ‘Thomas & Friends’ franchise features fast colorful 2D animation, more physical comedy, and expressive characters; coming this fall to Cartoon Network and Netflix.
October offerings include spooky fall themed episodes such as ‘Oddbods: Trick or Treat,’ ‘Pokemon: Ghoul Daze!’ and ‘Barbie Dreamtopia: The Damaged Spellbook;’ National Bullying Prevention Month is also highlighted with special episodes of ‘Gumby,’ ‘Dream Defenders,’ and ToddWorld.’
New television programs in development based on Mattel’s beloved portfolio of franchises and characters as well as new IP across a range of genres.
Revamped show features a more multicultural and gender-balanced “Steam Team” character lineup that now travels around the world.
In one of the biggest global licensing deals of its kind, IMG Worlds of Legends will include characters from global brands from Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Saban Brands, Mattel, Toei Animation, Cartoon Network, and more.
Ahead of MIPCOM, Mattel Creations presents new kids content slate including a special and two new series for Barbie and brand-new show ‘Enchantimals.’
Former Fremantle Media brand manager to oversee licensing, brand strategy, retail sales and retail marketing in the U.K. for Entertainment One’s licensed properties, including ‘Peppa Pig’ and ‘PJ Masks.’
New two-year deal with global Kids TV & learning app will see ‘The Wiggles,’ ‘Octonauts’ and more made available to Australian and New Zealand users.
New VOD deal with Malaysia’s leading telco provider includes shows such as ‘Thomas & Friends,’ ‘Bob the Builder’ and ‘Teletubbies.’
Mattel-owned brand to release theatrically in China for the first time with ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure’ to screen in 5,000 theatres nationwide.
Localized versions of hit preschool shows ‘Max & Ruby,’ ‘Wanda and the Alien,’ and ‘Peg + Cat’ are set to premiere on the Vodafone PLAY subscription service in Iceland.
Iconic portfolio includes ‘Barbie,’ ‘Hot Wheels,’ ‘Fireman Sam,’ ‘Monster High,’ ‘Thomas & Friends,’ ‘Bob the Builder,’ and Fisher-Price brands including the new first series of ‘Little People.’
To mark the iconic milestone since the first book in 1945, ‘Thomas & Friends’ celebrates its 70th anniversary at the British Museum in London.