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6th Nov '13 6:10:51 PM RAMChYLD
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HIT Entertainment is a British-American entertainment distribution company founded on 1st October 1989 by Peter Orton. In 1993, HIT launched it's natural history division called HIT Wildlife (It was launched as Wild Media). Nowadays HIT Entertainment is mostly a producer and distributor of young children's programming.

In 2011, Creator/{{Mattel}} bought them for US$680 million[[http://www.theguardian.com/media/2011/oct/24/mattel-buys-hit-entertainment]]
!!Programs that HIT Entertainment produced and distributed:
* AnthonyAnt (with Funbag Animation Studios and YTV)
* AngelinaBallerina
* Series/BarneyAndFriends
* WesternAnimation/BobTheBuilder
* Brambly Hedge
* CaptainZedAndTheZeeZone (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)
* [[DennisTheMenaceUK Dennis the Menace (UK)]] - 1996-1998 series
* FiremanSam
* FlyTales - distribution only
* {{Kipper}}
* WesternAnimation/MikeTheKnight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})
* {{Oswald}} - (With Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, non-USA)
* PercyTheParkKeeper
* {{Pingu}}
* Rubbadubbers
* Shakespeare - the Animated Tales (with Soyuzmultfilm, S4C, BBC Wales, HBO and Fujisankei)
* Sheeep
* The Three Friends and Jerry - distribution only
* [[ThomasTheTankEngine Thomas and Friends]]
* Untalkative Bunny
* [[WheresWally Where's Wally?[=/=]Waldo]] (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)
* Wildlife
* Wobbly Land
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HIT Entertainment is a British-American entertainment distribution company founded on 1st October 1989 by Peter Orton. In 1993, HIT launched it's natural history division called HIT Wildlife (It was launched as Wild Media). Nowadays HIT Entertainment is mostly a producer and distributor of young children's programming.

In 2011, Creator/{{Mattel}} bought them for US$680 million[[http://www.theguardian.com/media/2011/oct/24/mattel-buys-hit-entertainment]]
!!Programs that HIT Entertainment produced and distributed:
* AnthonyAnt (with Funbag Animation Studios and YTV)
* AngelinaBallerina
* Series/BarneyAndFriends
* WesternAnimation/BobTheBuilder
* Brambly Hedge
* CaptainZedAndTheZeeZone (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)
* [[DennisTheMenaceUK Dennis the Menace (UK)]] - 1996-1998 series
* FiremanSam
* FlyTales - distribution only
* {{Kipper}}
* WesternAnimation/MikeTheKnight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})
* {{Oswald}} - (With Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, non-USA)
* PercyTheParkKeeper
* {{Pingu}}
* Rubbadubbers
* Shakespeare - the Animated Tales (with Soyuzmultfilm, S4C, BBC Wales, HBO and Fujisankei)
* Sheeep
* The Three Friends and Jerry - distribution only
* [[ThomasTheTankEngine Thomas and Friends]]
* Untalkative Bunny
* [[WheresWally Where's Wally?[=/=]Waldo]] (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)
* Wildlife
* Wobbly Land
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6th Nov '13 6:05:04 PM RAMChYLD
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In 2011, Creator/{{Mattel}} bought them for US$680 million[[http://www.theguardian.com/media/2011/oct/24/mattel-buys-hit-entertainment]]
31st Jul '13 12:59:03 AM SeptimusHeap
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* MikeTheKnight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})

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* MikeTheKnight WesternAnimation/MikeTheKnight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})
5th Jul '13 10:18:58 AM kretes96
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* AnthonyAnt (with Funbag Animation Studios and YTV)
21st Jun '13 9:56:43 AM Telcontar
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* {{Angelina Ballerina}}

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* {{Angelina Ballerina}}AngelinaBallerina



* {{Bob the Builder}}

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* {{Bob the Builder}}WesternAnimation/BobTheBuilder



* {{Captain Zed and the Zee Zone}} (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)

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* {{Captain Zed and the Zee Zone}} CaptainZedAndTheZeeZone (with Creator/DiCEntertainment)



* {{Fireman Sam}}
* {{Fly Tales}} - distribution only
* Kipper
* Mike the Knight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})
* Oswald - (With Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, non-USA)
* Percy the Park Keeper

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* {{Fireman Sam}}
FiremanSam
* {{Fly Tales}} FlyTales - distribution only
* Kipper
{{Kipper}}
* Mike the Knight MikeTheKnight (with Creator/{{Nelvana}})
* Oswald {{Oswald}} - (With Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, non-USA)
* Percy the Park KeeperPercyTheParkKeeper



* Wobbly Land

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* Wobbly LandLand
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4th Feb '13 4:41:19 PM MattFisherNL
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* {{Captain Zed and the Zee Zone}} (with DIC Entertainment)

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* {{Captain Zed and the Zee Zone}} (with DIC Entertainment)Creator/DiCEntertainment)



* Mike the Knight (with Nelvana)
* Oswald - (With Nickelodeon, non-USA)

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* Mike the Knight (with Nelvana)
Creator/{{Nelvana}})
* Oswald - (With Nickelodeon, Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}, non-USA)



* [[WheresWally Where's Wally?]] (with DIC Entertainment)

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* [[WheresWally Where's Wally?]] Wally?[=/=]Waldo]] (with DIC Entertainment)Creator/DiCEntertainment)
16th Sep '12 6:24:33 AM kretes96
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* Captain Zed and the Zee Zone (with DIC Entertainment)

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* Captain {{Captain Zed and the Zee Zone Zone}} (with DIC Entertainment)
12th Nov '11 12:29:47 AM movie007
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* [[Main/{{Ptitle7ejsxl4j}} Barney & Friends]]

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* [[Main/{{Ptitle7ejsxl4j}} Barney & Friends]]Series/BarneyAndFriends
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