Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go | Source: Mattel Television

The train keeps rolling for Mattel Television‘s Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go.

Mattel inked a host of new distribution deals that will extend the reimagining of the classic brand into new markets around the globe.

In the new, 2D animated series, stories are told from Thomas’ point of view. It’s a complete overhaul that presents the world of Thomas in a manner that new generations of fans can connect with.

“In addition to Thomas being more playful and relatable than ever before, the stories in Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go resonate with kids everywhere today,” says Fred Soulie, senior vice president and general manager, Mattel Television.

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Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go airs on Cartoon Network in the U.S. and Treehouse in Canada. The series will make its Netflix debut in the U.S. on Oct. 29.

The newly inked global distribution deals include Nick Jr. (UK), WarnerMedia (EMEA), TF1 (France), Noga (Israel), WarnerMedia (LATAM), and FPT TV (Vietnam). Additionally, the series airs through the following existing partners: Milkshake (UK), Televisa (Mexico), TV Cultura (Brazil), Nickelodeon (Greece), Puls (Poland), NHK (Japan), Tooniverse (S. Korea), BesTV and Tencent (China).

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go is produced by Mattel Television in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana.

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James Zahn

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James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.