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HIT Taps Universal for Home Entertainment Distribution

HIT is going with Universal for distribution of its library in home entertainment, streaming video and video on demand for the United States and Canada. The multi-year partnership between ... Continue Reading →
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Ask a Baboon – Issue #238

As head writers go, Baboon Animation team member Carin Greenberg is one of the busiest in the biz. An Emmy winner and eight-time nominee, Carin has masterfully helmed such hits as 101 ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regular Show,’ ‘Danny Phantom,’ Elmo Hit DVD

Mordecai and Rigby are finally arriving on DVD with the release this week of Regular Show: Slack Pack (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 12 episodes of the series from the first and ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Buys Hit Ent. for $680m

It’s official. Thomas the Tank and Bob the Builder have a new home. London’s Financial Times is reporting that toy powerhouse Mattel has bought children’s media outfit Hit Entertainment—distributor ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Treehouse Sprouts New Animated Shows

New arrivals Mike the Knight, My Big Big Friend and returning shows such as Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Franklin and Friends, Max & Ruby, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Opens Vault for ‘Bambi: Diamond Edition’ Blu-ray

Disney has opened its vault once again to release the beloved classic Bambi on Blu-ray. Bambi: Diamond Edition (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD or two-disc Blu-ray) features ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Seals 51 Broadcast Deals for ‘Thomas,’ ‘Angelina,’ ‘Bob’ and More

HIT Entertainment has completed 51 sales of its preschool programs, including animated hits Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina and Bob the Builder, to broadcasters all over the ... Continue Reading →