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  • Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition

    Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks. The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...
  • Mattel compra canadiense Mega Brands, busca competir con Lego

    Mattel Inc, el mayor fabricante de juguetes del mundo, adquirió la canadiense Mega Brands Inc en cerca de 460 millones de dólares para competir de mejor forma con la danesa Lego, líder en el floreciente mercado de bloques de construcción para niños....
  • 'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film

    Early in the development of "The Lego Movie," Jill Wilfert, the executive who oversees Lego's licensing efforts in Southern California, had a question for her bosses at company headquarters in Denmark: Can we have a character die? "It wasn't something...
  • After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming

    The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.  In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
  • Jim Henson Co. Partners with Base79 for Global Digital Distribution

    The Jim Henson Co. announced Wednesday that it will partner with Base79, the largest international YouTube-based multichannel network, with the goal of bringing shows like "Pajanimals," "Sid the Science Kid" and "Fraggle Rock" to a global audience via the...
  • Margaret Loesch to Exit as Hub Network Chief

    Margaret Loesch will step down as prexy-CEO of Hub Network at year's end when her contract expires. The kidvid vet spearheaded the launch of the joint venture between Discovery Communications and toy maker Hasbro in October 2010. The cabler, formerly...
  • HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

    HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
    Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against...
  • Hasbro to Launch 'Transformers: Robots in Disguise' Show in Spring 2015 (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" will be the name of Hasbro's new animated series starring its shape-shifting characters. The Hasbro Studios-produced series, which will bow on The Hub kids channel in spring 2015, will feature the voices of Darren Criss...
  • Sequel battle! Loesch to exit Hub. Univision owners look for exit.

    After the coffee. Before walking under ladders and petting black cats. The Skinny: I know it's Friday the 13th but it is also a payday so in my book it's a lucky day! Hope you have a good one too. Today's roundup includes the box office preview and a...
  • '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment

    '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment
    About five weeks before they began filming "Jem and the Holograms" in Los Angeles, producers of the movie took an unusual step by Hollywood standards. They announced plans to revive the 1980s cult TV series in a video to their fans posted on the...
  • Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.

    Media execs among highest-paid CEOs. Exhibitor stocks rise.
    After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere. The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...