History Creator / Hasbro

18th Aug '17 12:49:11 AM MarkLungo
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18th Aug '17 12:47:11 AM MarkLungo
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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. Its first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro created the UrExample of the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.

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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. Its first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro created the UrExample of the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} Franchise/{{Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.



As a media entity, the company reached its peak in 2007, when the Creator/MichaelBay-directed ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film was released. The success of the film (and its two sequels) enabled Hasbro to increase its mass media exposure, including film versions of ''[[Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra G.I. Joe]]'' and ''Film/{{Battleship}}''. In 2010, Hasbro and Discovery Communications would launch TheHub, whose launch programming (much of it produced by Hasbro Studios, an in-house production company launched the year before) included ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', which stumbled upon massive interest from [[PeripheryDemographic older men]], and ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', a mere success within the core demographic of the franchise. In 2015, Hasbro and Universal Studios resurrected ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' as a live-action musical based off the animated series from the 80s, known as ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms''. They also plan a live-action comedy from Creator/AdamSandler based off the preschool-based board game ''TabletopGame/CandyLand'' in the near future, but the project has jumped from Creator/UniversalStudios to Creator/ColumbiaPictures to Creator/WarnerBros. 2016 saw comic book partner Creator/IDWPublishing jumpstart the Franchise/HasbroComicUniverse with the ''[[ComicBook/Revolution2016 Revolution]]'' crossover, spinning out from their ''Transformers'' and ''G.I. Joe'' series to encompass nearly all the other IDW Hasbro titles (the newly-launched ''Franchise/MicronautsIDW'', ''[[ComicBook/RomSpaceknight ROM]]'' and ''ComicBook/ActionMan'', plus ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}''; ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' is also a part of the universe, but isn't involved in ''Revolution'').

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As a media entity, the company reached its peak in 2007, when the first Creator/MichaelBay-directed ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film was released. The success of the film (and its two sequels) enabled Hasbro to increase its mass media exposure, including film versions of ''[[Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra G.I. Joe]]'' and ''Film/{{Battleship}}''. In 2010, Hasbro and Discovery Communications would launch TheHub, Creator/TheHub, whose launch programming (much of it produced by Hasbro Studios, an in-house production company launched the year before) included ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', which stumbled upon massive interest from [[PeripheryDemographic older men]], and ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', a mere success within the core demographic of the franchise. In 2015, Hasbro and Universal Studios resurrected ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' as a live-action musical based off the animated series from the 80s, known as ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms''. They also plan a live-action comedy from Creator/AdamSandler based off the preschool-based board game ''TabletopGame/CandyLand'' in the near future, but the project has jumped from Creator/UniversalStudios to Creator/ColumbiaPictures to Creator/WarnerBros. 2016 saw comic book partner Creator/IDWPublishing jumpstart the Franchise/HasbroComicUniverse with the ''[[ComicBook/Revolution2016 Revolution]]'' crossover, spinning out from their ''Transformers'' and ''G.I. Joe'' series to encompass nearly all the other IDW Hasbro titles (the newly-launched ''Franchise/MicronautsIDW'', ''[[ComicBook/RomSpaceknight ROM]]'' and ''ComicBook/ActionMan'', plus ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}''; ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' is also a part of the universe, but isn't involved in ''Revolution'').



* ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}''

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}''''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' (acquired when Hasbro bought Kenner)
17th Aug '17 10:16:45 PM lalalei2001
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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. It's first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro created the UrExample of the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.

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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. It's Its first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro created the UrExample of the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.


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* ''WesternAnimation/StarFairies''
26th Jun '17 1:34:58 PM MarkLungo
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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. It's first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro launched the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.

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Hasbro, based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, is a global leader in the toy and games industry, and perhaps the leader in integrated [[MerchandiseDriven toy-based]] entertainment. The company was founded in 1923 as a textile remnant factory and expanded into toys in the 1940s. It's first big success was Mr. Potato Head, which arrived in 1952. In 1965, Hasbro launched created the UrExample of the action figure with ''Franchise/GIJoe''. In 1982, Hasbro launched the ''A Real American Hero'' sub-franchise, and with it, pioneered a new multimedia strategy as [[ComicBook/GIJoeARealAmericanHeroMarvel comic books]] and [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero an animated TV series]] became hugely successful, thanks to the storytelling work of Creator/MarvelComics and its animation division. Hasbro and Marvel then duplicated their success with ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'' that same year, which was a hit with girls, and in 1984 with ''The Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', using toys repurposed from two Japanese toylines. ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'', Hasbro's 1986 attempt to compete with {{Franchise/Barbie}} in the doll market, failed, although the cartoon gained a cult following. The ''Maxie'' line and its animated series ''WesternAnimation/MaxiesWorld'' were only slightly more successful than ''Jem''. Hasbro's next attempts to create action figure/cartoon franchises, ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Visionaries}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{COPS}}'', got cult followings but weren't as successful as ''G.I. Joe'' or ''Transformers''.


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* ''WesternAnimation/TitanAE''
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* ''Series/BarneyAndFriends'' (1993-2001; currently owned by Creator/{{Mattel}})
20th May '17 4:18:22 PM Glowsquid
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* ''WesterAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad''

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* ''WesterAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad''''WesternAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad''
20th May '17 4:17:55 PM Glowsquid
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* ''WesterAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad''
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As a media entity, the company reached its peak in 2007, when the Creator/MichaelBay-directed ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film was released. The success of the film (and its two sequels) enabled Hasbro to increase its mass media exposure, including film versions of ''[[Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra G.I. Joe]]'' and ''Film/{{Battleship}}''. In 2010, Hasbro and Discovery Communications would launch TheHub, whose launch programming (much of it produced by Hasbro Studios, an in-house production company launched the year before) included ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', which stumbled upon massive interest from [[PeripheryDemographic older men]], and ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', a mere success within the core demographic of the franchise. In 2015, Hasbro and Universal Studios resurrected ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' as a live-action musical based off the animated series from the 80s, known as ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms''. They also plan a live-action comedy from Creator/AdamSandler based off the preschool-based board game ''TabletopGame/CandyLand'' in the near future, but the project has jumped from Creator/UniversalStudios to Creator/ColumbiaPictures to Creator/WarnerBros. 2016 saw comic book partner Creator/IDWPublishing jumpstart the Franchise/HasbroComicUniverse with the ''[[ComicBook/Revolution2016 Revolution]]'' crossover, spinning out from their ''Transformers'' and ''G.I. Joe'' series to encompass nearly all the other IDW Hasbro titles (the newly-launched ''Franchise/MicronautsIDW'', ''[[ComicBook/RomSpaceknight ROM]]'' and ''ComicBook/ActionMan'', plus the upcoming ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' title; ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' is also a part of the universe, but isn't involved in ''Revolution'').

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As a media entity, the company reached its peak in 2007, when the Creator/MichaelBay-directed ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film was released. The success of the film (and its two sequels) enabled Hasbro to increase its mass media exposure, including film versions of ''[[Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra G.I. Joe]]'' and ''Film/{{Battleship}}''. In 2010, Hasbro and Discovery Communications would launch TheHub, whose launch programming (much of it produced by Hasbro Studios, an in-house production company launched the year before) included ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', which stumbled upon massive interest from [[PeripheryDemographic older men]], and ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', a mere success within the core demographic of the franchise. In 2015, Hasbro and Universal Studios resurrected ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' as a live-action musical based off the animated series from the 80s, known as ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms''. They also plan a live-action comedy from Creator/AdamSandler based off the preschool-based board game ''TabletopGame/CandyLand'' in the near future, but the project has jumped from Creator/UniversalStudios to Creator/ColumbiaPictures to Creator/WarnerBros. 2016 saw comic book partner Creator/IDWPublishing jumpstart the Franchise/HasbroComicUniverse with the ''[[ComicBook/Revolution2016 Revolution]]'' crossover, spinning out from their ''Transformers'' and ''G.I. Joe'' series to encompass nearly all the other IDW Hasbro titles (the newly-launched ''Franchise/MicronautsIDW'', ''[[ComicBook/RomSpaceknight ROM]]'' and ''ComicBook/ActionMan'', plus the upcoming ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'' title; ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}''; ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' is also a part of the universe, but isn't involved in ''Revolution'').


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* ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' (Milton Bradley, 1980 & 86; Parker Brothers, 1999)
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* ''WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots'' (with Creator/{{Bandai}})

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* ''WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots'' (with Creator/{{Bandai}})[[Creator/BandaiNamcoEntertainment Bandai]])
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* ''WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots''

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* ''WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots''''WesternAnimation/ChallengeOfTheGoBots'' (with Creator/{{Bandai}})



* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}''

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* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}''''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' (with TakaraTomy)
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