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[[File:HiT Entertainment (2007-present).png|thumb]]'''Mattel Television''' (formally known as '''HiT Entertainment''') is a British-American entertainment company owned by [[Mattel]] and originally established in 1982 as '''Henson International Television''' (formerly styled "''hit!''"). It was founded as the international distribution arm of Jim Henson Productions. HIT owns and distributes children's television series such as ''[[Barney & Friends]]'', ''Bob the Builder'', ''Thomas & Friends'', ''Fireman Sam'', and ''Angelina Ballerina''.
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[[File:HiT Entertainment (2007-present).png|thumb]]'''HiT Entertainment''' is a British-American entertainment company owned by [[Mattel]] and originally established in 1982 as '''Henson International Television''' (formerly styled "''hit!''"). It was founded as the international distribution arm of Jim Henson Productions. HIT owns and distributes children's television series such as ''[[Barney & Friends]]'', ''Bob the Builder'', ''Thomas & Friends'', ''Fireman Sam'', and ''Angelina Ballerina''.
   
 
== About HIT Entertainment ==
 
== About HIT Entertainment ==

Revision as of 23:36, 5 April 2021

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HiT Entertainment is a British-American entertainment company owned by Mattel and originally established in 1982 as Henson International Television (formerly styled "hit!"). It was founded as the international distribution arm of Jim Henson Productions. HIT owns and distributes children's television series such as Barney & FriendsBob the BuilderThomas & FriendsFireman Sam, and Angelina Ballerina.

About HIT Entertainment

HIT Entertainment is one of the world's leading children’s entertainment companies, specialising in building powerful brands based on engaging stories. HIT Entertainment’s world-class portfolio includes Thomas & Friends®, Mike the Knight™, Fireman Sam™, Bob the Builder, Barney™, Angelina Ballerina™, Pingu™ and Rainbow Magic™.

HIT Entertainment excels at creating and building globally successful brands. HIT Entertainment’s lines of business span television and home entertainment production, content distribution, digital media, and live events and attractions. HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., has operations in United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan.

Distributors

From 2006-2008, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment distributed videos for HIT Entertainment. Soon, the distribution deal ended and transferred to Lionsgate Home Entertainment who distributed HIT's videos from 2008-2014. On May 2, 2014, HIT Entertainment announced a new home video deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. They started distribution fall 2014.

Projects

  • Barney (2001-present)
  • The Wiggles (2001-2007)
  • Angelina Ballerina
  • Bob the Builder
  • Kipper
  • Thomas & Friends (2002-present)
  • Rubbadubbers
  • Pingu
  • Fifi and the Flowertots
  • Roary the Racing Car
  • Timmy Time
  • Shaun the Sheep
  • Mike the Knight
  • Fireman Sam
  • Rainbow Magic

Logos

See Also

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