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New Polly Pocket coming to Netflix

A new season of Mattel Television Studios’ animated series Polly Pocket is coming soon to Netflix in the UK and US. The first batch of 13 x 11-minute episodes will premiere on March 25th, followed by an additional 13 episodes rolling out later this year. Season five follows Polly Pocket and her pals as they […]

March 21, 2024

Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue on POP

The new movie from Mattel, Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue, will make its UK linear TV premiere exclusively on free-to-air children’s channel POP on March 23rd. This new adventure sees the Roberts family head to Wisconsin for a hot air balloon festival where Stacie finds herself caught in between, too young for the adult […]

March 14, 2024

Season 2 of Monster High debuts March 11

Mattel and Nickelodeon have announced that the second season of the hit animated series Monster High will premiere on March 11th at 2:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the US. Everyone’s favourite boo crew will meet more fangtastic friends, fiends, and families, and face spookier challenges in the haunted halls of Monster High! All-new episodes […]

March 7, 2024

Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue heading to Netflix

Mattel has announced that Barbie, Stacie and friends are returning for an all-new journey in Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue. Coming to Netflix on March 14th (September 5th in the UK), the hour-long special will follow Barbie’s middle sister, Stacie, as she comes to the rescue of Barbie and Skipper. Barbie and Stacie to […]

February 6, 2024

Mattel’s Hot Wheels series set for Netflix debut

Mattel and Netflix have announced that Hot Wheels Let’s Race, Mattel Television Studios’ all-new animated children’s series, will debut on Netflix globally on March 4th. Inspired by Hot Wheels, the iconic toy brand, Hot Wheels Let’s Race is an action-packed comedy series for kids, and follows the newest generation of racers as they attend a […]

January 30, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Mattel, ad partnership, the kids and family creator content and IP company, and Mattel, the toy company, have launched a partnership granting the exclusive rights to sell advertising inventory across over 90 of Mattel’s popular YouTube brand channels, including Barbie, Hot Wheels and American Girl. In monetising Mattel’s YouTube inventory and brands, delivers a combination […]

September 7, 2023

WildBrain expands Prime Video offering

WildBrain, a specialist in kids’ and family entertainment, is expanding its offering on Amazon’s SVoD services through a trio of new deals with Prime Video for Canada, Australia and New Zealand; Prime Video in Germany; and Amazon Kids+ in the US. Collectively the deals total over 850 episodes, plus movies and specials from WildBrain’s library […]

August 1, 2023

Mattel introduces autistic character to Thomas & Friends series

Mattel has announced the introduction of Bruno, the first autistic character in the iconic Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go series and franchise. Mattel Television developed Bruno in collaboration with respected organisations including the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and Easterseals Southern California, as well as autistic writers and spokespeople. Voiced by nine-year-old actor Elliott […]

September 7, 2022

Future Today expands partnership with eOne

Future Today, a specialist in ad-supported streaming, with flagship channels Fawesome, HappyKids and, and ranking in the top free channels across every major connected TV (CTV) and OTT platform, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV, today announced an expanded partnership with Hasbro’s entertainment studio, Entertainment One (eOne), to add 750 additional episodes […]

August 12, 2022

Barbie: It Takes Two to premiere on POP

POP, the free-to-air television channel for 6 to 10-year-old children, will air the UK premiere of musical adventure-filled animated TV series, Barbie: It Takes Two from April 2nd. Created by toy and entertainment company Mattel, Barbie: It Takes Two follows Barbie ‘Malibu’ Roberts and Barbie ‘Brooklyn’ Roberts as they enrol in a performing arts high […]

March 15, 2022