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  • Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year

    Mattel profit surges; Barbie sees first sales uptick in a year
    Mattel Inc., the nation’s largest toy company, and Barbie, likely its best-known product, are heading into Christmas looking up. The El Segundo-based company reported net income of $422.8 million, or $1.21 a share, for the third quarter, which...
  • Angry Birds TV tops 1 billion views, gets second season and spinoffs

    Angry Birds TV tops 1 billion views, gets second season and spinoffs
    Angry Birds creator Rovio said its new ToonsTV animation channel has surpassed 1 billion views, demonstrating that entertainment distributed through a mobile game application represents a powerful new way to reach viewers. Seven months after...
  • For Dan Doyle, 'Something Went Wrong'

    The arrest of Daniel Doyle of West Hartford Friday in Rhode Island on charges of embezzlement, forgery and other crimes left many in the area saddened and scratching their heads. For those who know him, this was hard to imagine. Mr. Doyle coached...
  • New 'My Little Pony' film to premiere at L.A. Film Festival

    New 'My Little Pony' film to premiere at L.A. Film Festival
    "My Little Pony Equestria Girls," a new animated film, will have its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival's Family Day festivities on June 15, organizers announced Tuesday.   The film revolves around Twilight Sparkle pursuing a thief who...
  • Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings

    Kids' cable channel Hub hopes 'SheZow' has magic touch on ratings
    Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots. She is also a he. Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...
  • For Gary Baseman, 'The Door' is wide open and ready for more

    Artist Gary Baseman has arrived at the Skirball Cultural Center with a brightly colored throw pillow under his arm and a determined look on his face. After greeting security guards and the few visitors browsing his sprawling retrospective exhibition...
  • FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013

    FamilyFun announces Top 10 toys for 2013
    Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards. "After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
  • Transformers 4 filming in Chicago next month

    Transformers 4 filming in Chicago next month
    The Transformers filmmaking crew will return to Chicago next month, but the disruption may not be as significant or conspicuous as it was three summers ago, when Michigan Avenue was shut down and adorned with faux destruction. A casting call for paid...
  • Hasbro expands Marvel, 'Star Wars' deals as superhero toy sales slow

    Hasbro expands Marvel, 'Star Wars' deals as superhero toy sales slow
    Hasbro Inc., the country’s largest toymaker behind Southern California’s Mattel Inc., suffered a 16% slump in second-quarter profit as its boys category struggled to recoup last summer’s strength. During the period, which ended June...
  • Nothing devious about 'Devious Maids' writer Tanya Saracho

    Nothing devious about 'Devious Maids' writer Tanya Saracho
    For all the Chicago acting talent that turns up on TV each season, a steady number of local playwrights are landing TV work as well. Particularly women. Laura Jacqmin recently joined the staff of the new ABC series "Lucky 7" (which co-stars fellow...
  • BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of 'My Little Pony' lovers to Baltimore

    BronyCon 2013 brings thousands of 'My Little Pony' lovers to Baltimore
    Hundreds of "My Little Pony" collectibles cover Steve Lucia's bedroom — plush toys, comic books, trading cards and T-shirts. It is a sea of pink and purple, a shrine to a TV show originally intended for young girls. But Lucia is a 25-year-old man,...