Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and DHX Brands signed a global home entertainment distribution deal for all new and classic episodes of Teletubbies in both physical and digital formats. [Read more...]
Hasbro Studios won a Daytime Emmy Award at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past weekend, and was nominated for four categories. Jeff Bennett received an award for “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” for his role as Mayor Luskey in Transformers Rescue Bots on Discovery Family. [Read more...]
The new Horses & Hearts Riding Club Collection at Build-A-Bear Workshop features realistic horses and accessories. The accessories include saddles, stables, bridles, and more. The horses’ manes and tails can be styled with a brush and hair extensions.
The Transformers brand partnered with Mashable House at South by Southwest Interactive to spread the word about the spring launch of Transformers: Earth Wars. The mobile game is a real-time strategy combat game, which fans can pre-register for now and receive a free character when the game launches. The week also marked the official launch of OptimusPrime’s Snapchat (handle: optimusprime). [Read more...]
Pley, a toy rental company, will begin to stream toy designs to customers so that kids can print their own toys at home. Pley will include kid-friendly 3-D printers and material in its catalog of toys for rent. Once a 3-D printer has been delivered, customers will be able to download exclusive Pley designs to the printer’s app, print them at home, and start playing. [Read more...]
Green Toys has launched a #PledgetoPlay campaign to coincide with Earth Month. The company will ask its social and influencer communities and loyal supporters to disconnect from technology for one hour per day and play unplugged with their children and family. The initiative starts with Earth Hour on March 19th and will continue until Earth Day on April 22. [Read more...]
Buffalo Games is the No. 1 adult jigsaw puzzle manufacturer in the United States, according to data released The NPD Group, the company claimed the spot last January and has remained on the top spot since.
The company has experienced rapid growth since 2014, gaining 12 points in market share in the past two years to end 2015 as the industry leader with a 29 percent dollar share. Buffalo Games attributes its growth to strong relationships with their retail partners and opportunities to work with top-tier licensors in the entertainment industry and art world, including Warner Bros., Disney, and many more