The HUB News Release – G.I. Joe Renegades

THE HUB TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES ‘G.I. JOE RENEGADES’ DURING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WEEKEND Premiere Event Includes: Back-to-Back Original Episodes; Behind-the-Scenes Special “Hub Exclusive:  ‘G.I. Joe Renegades’” LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Coming this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to The Hub, a cable network for kids and their families, is a special two-part premiere of the new half-hour, action-adventure animated series “G.I. Joe Renegades,” Friday, November 26. The Hub is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 60 million U.S. cable and satellite households. The new animated series, a re-imagining of the popular, original series “G.I.

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The Hub Press Release – TRANSFORMERS: PRIME

THE HUB PRESENTS FIVE-DAY ORIGINAL MINI-SERIES EVENT SHOWCASING ‘TRANSFORMERS: PRIME’ Week to Also Include:  “Hub Exclusive: ‘Transformers: Prime’” And Transformers-Themed “Hubworld” Episode LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Fans of the enormously popular Transformers action-adventure entertainment franchise will revel in the upcoming television event on The Hub cable network – a five-part original mini-series, Monday-Friday, November 29 – December 3, showcasing “Transformers: Prime,” a new CGI-animated television series coming to the network. The Hub, a TV network for kids and their families, is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 60 million U.S. cable and satellite

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Toy Industry Foundation Charity Auction

Hasbro and Hunter PR sent over this E-mail about a great opportunity to help out charities for children: The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) is holding its second annual “Birthday Bids” online charity auction. All proceeds will be donated to Foundation programs such as The Toy Bank, which distributes brand new toys to charities serving children. This time around, TIF will be auctioning a Hasbro STAR WARS AT-AT signed by the incomparable George Lucas, The Game of Life signed by inventor Reuben Klamer, as well as other classic toys and games. For more information, visit the auction site here, and please

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Stewart Trooper Figure at Star Wars Celebration V

Hasbro and HunterPR sent over some pics of the one and only Jon Stewart as a Stormtrooper. This was a special figure made specifically for today’s Main Event Q&A with George Lucas.  Sadly, the production count of “JohnStu” (or “JonStew” or “Stewart Trooper” or whatever his official name is, there are several versions) is one, as in the one given to Jon Stewart himself, so don’t look for him in stores.  Dang it.

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Hasbro News: Droid Part Swap at Celebration V

Just received the following news from Hasbro and Hunter PR: Announcing the Build-A-Droid Galactic Swap Meet at Celebration V Hasbro will be hosting the Galactic Swap Meet at the Hasbro booth at Celebration V! Bring your surplus Build-a-Droid parts and trade with us, and other fans, as our booth becomes the hub for some serious droid-part-swapping! We will have a limited supply of complete parts available for 14 of the buildable droids from the Legacy/Droid Factory basic figure line (see attached poster for exact droids we will have). Just bring your extra Legacy/Droid Factory parts and trade them 1-for-1 for

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Bid on an AT-AT for Charity!

Just received an E-mail from Hasbro/HunterPR: A charity auction launched today by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) provides the opportunity for STAR WARS fans to own the hottest new collector’s item – Hasbro’s STAR WARS AT-AT – before it hits toy store shelves in the coming weeks. Proceeds of the auction will benefit TIF programs that provide much-needed support to charities supporting children at-risk, abused, abandoned, ill or otherwise in need. The auction on Givingworks.ebay.com began at noon (EST) today and features two of Hasbro’s all-new STAR WARS AT-AT vehicles. The auction will close at noon (EST) on Monday, July

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Hasbro Inducts First Class of Transformers Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HASBRO INDUCTS FIRST CLASS OF TRANSFORMERS HALL OF FAME MEMBERS DURING ANNUAL TRANSFORMERS FAN CONVENTION Orlando, Fla. (June 26, 2010) — Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) inducted the first class into the new TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame tonight during the annual TRANSFORMERS fan convention known as “Botcon,” which is being held in Orlando for the first time. The TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame honors both those influential in creating and building the iconic entertainment brand as well as TRANSFORMERS characters. Hasbro inducted four individuals into the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame who helped shape the global entertainment brand that has

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Press Release – Mezco Toys – Green Hornet 1/6 Scale Figures

Green Hornet 1/6 Scale 12inch Figures Mezco 12inch 1/6th scale figures are based on the characters from the upcoming big budget tent pole film from Sony Pictures. The Green Hornet, due to release January 2011. A classic character of film, television, radio, and comic books returns to the big screen in Columbia Pictures’ feature film The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen as the vigilante crime-fighter. The film will be based upon “The Green Hornet” radio series created by George W. Trendle. The 12 inch figures feature amazing attention to detail, perfectly capturing both the actor’s likenesses as well as the

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Press Release – Mezco Toys – Scott Pilgrim 8-inch Plush Toys

Mezco Toyz Presents Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 8″ Plush Scott and Ramona Mezco Toyz creates 8inch plush figures of Scott Pilgrim and Ramona Flowers, based on the characters from the upcoming Universal Studios movie “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”, due August 2010. Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera); a bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb. The 22-year-old has just met the girl of his dreams…literally. The only catch to winning Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead)? Her seven evil exes are coming to kill him. Genre-smashing filmmaker Edgar Wright (“Hot Fuzz”, “Shaun of the Dead”) tells the

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