New projects based on the popular franchise include an animated series and live-action musical set to hit Nick platforms in 2022.
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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.
Kids TV & learning platform launches on Apple TV, offering users hundreds of episodes of the best preschool shows from around the world, including ‘Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom,’ ‘Thomas & Friends’ and ‘Max & Ruby.’
Former HIT Entertainment VP and CBeebies controller joins super-Indie Kids division to run The Foundation.
Feature-length movie, ‘Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure,’ features Oscar winner as the voice of new engine Ryan.
Mexico’s number-one Free-to-Air broadcaster to add reimagined series to its all-star preschool programming.
The actor who voices Thomas the Tank Engine in the beloved children's series quits, saying he isn't paid enough to continue performing the role.
Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment announces a feature-length film for popular preschool series ‘Thomas & Friends’ called ‘Tale of The Brave.'