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Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club Introduces Business in a Box

Oct15.BusinessBoxWarren Buffett’s TV and online series, Secret Millionaires Club, continues to expand with the introduction of Business in a Box. It is an all-new product, from A Squared Entertainment, that teaches kids the fundamentals of financial literacy through interactive play. The kit includes toys, activities, and DVDs.  It is now available for preorder exclusively at toysrus.com and will be available in  stores later this month.

Business in a Box, created in partnership with TCG, will launch exclusively at Toys “R” Us with two kit options that provide children with everything they need to create a lemonade stand or a car wash, including a DVD with episodes from the animated Secret Millionaires Club series, as well as a booklet with business tips from Mr. Buffett.

Clue, Scrabble, The Game of Life, and More Join The Hub’s Upcoming Lineup

Nine new original programs will join The Hub’s 2011-2012 lineup, announced president and CEO Margaret Loesch at the network’s upfront meeting in New York City last week. The new series include The Aquabats Super Show, from the creators of Yo Gabba Gabba; Blythe Loves The Littlest Pet Shop (working title), inspired by the Littlest Pet Shop brand; Clue, featuring six teens who are brought together when they believe they’ve witnessed a terrible crime; The Game of Life, a live-action family game show; and Scrabble Showdown, another family game show.

Additionally, The Hub is adding Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters (working title), Majors & Minors (working title); Rescue Bots (working title); Secret Millionaire’s Club; and has acquired Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Returning series include The Adventures of Chuck & Friends, Animal Mechanicals, Dan Vs., Family Game Night, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Pound Puppies, R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The Series, Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Bitty Adventures, Transformers Prime, and The WotWots.

A2 to Premiere Secret Millionaire’s Club This Saturday

A2 Entertainment will premiere Secret Millionaire’s Club, a new animated series inspired by the teachings of Warren Buffett, at this year’s annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting on May 1. Created in partnership by A2 and AOL, Secret Millionaires Club teaches kids about finance through a series of webisodes, online games, and other activities.

The show tells the story of four kids who save their community center by selling old baseball memorabilia. Little did they know, the memorabilia was worth millions, and after paying off their creditors the kids turn to Buffett (who voices himself in the series) to help them manage their newfound wealth. The animated Buffett teaches the group about business and how the world around them works, exploring concepts such as supply and demand, the importance of location, pursuing your dreams, understanding the best investment you can make is in yourself, and more.

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