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  1. Hasbro exec: Marketers adhering to traditional patterns court trouble in mobile eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Mobile Marketer

    The Hasbro executive's session, 'Mobile: the Modern Day Gold Rush,' looked at how Hasbro brands, such as Monopoly and Scrabble, have endured digital advances by giving fans the ability to change the game. The session also included insights on how mobile is blurring the lines of social, commerce, media and life in general.


  2. Tetris feature film will be a 'sci-fi epic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Joystiq

    Feature film production company Threshold Entertainment announced today that it has partnered with The Tetris Company to produce a movie adaptation of the seminal puzzler Tetris . If you're thinking about how perfectly film could capture the global drama surrounding Tetris ' initial licensing, you can stop dreaming right now.


  3. Makers of 'Mortal Kombat' films to produce live action 'Tetris' movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 |

    Today Sept. 30, 2014 in an article on The Wall Street Journal , Threshold Entertainment announced that they've formed a partnership with the Tetris Company to bring the game into movie theaters.


  4. G.I. Joe Resolute Animated Series: Hasbro Announces Online and Broadcast AirdatesRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | CollectionDX

    April 15, 2009 - Hasbro announced today that G.I. Joe: Resolute, an adult fan oriented animated mini-series, will be broadcast via Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on television as well as online. Based on the classic G.I. JOE brand, Hasbro created 60 minutes of total content for this new story which will be presented as 11 episodes.


  5. Hasbro captures Disney princess deal from rival MattelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Disney Frozen Feature Fashion Dolls are displayed at the Mattel booth, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Disney Frozen Feature Fashion Dolls are displayed at the Mattel booth, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at the American International Toy Fair in New York.


  6. D&D movie trial reveals the real players behind the lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    The ongoing battle between Sweetpea Entertainment and Wizards of the Coast parent company Hasbro over the movie rights of Dungeons & Dragons concluded according to a report filed by Deadline yesterday . Given that Wizards of the Coast has cooperated with Sweetpea Entertainment, even producing a poorly-received 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons supplement for the last movie , it seems that this suit isn't about a dispute between the two companies closest to the franchise, but rather two larger media companies lurking on the sidelines: Warner Bros .


  7. Backflip exec to keynote CU's New Venture ChallengeRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Backflip Studios founder and chief executive Julian Farrior will keynote the University of Colorado's New Venture Challenge kickoff event on Monday. Now in its seventh year, the New Venture Challenge is a campus-wide entrepreneurship contest that culminates in the spring with a pitch night and cash prizes for winning startups.


  8. Discovery boosts stake in Hub, renames channelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Business Journal

    Four years after toymaker Hasbro and Silver Spring-based cable giant Discovery Communications launched The Hub Network dedicated to children's programming, Discovery has boosted its stake in the partnership and will rename it Discovery Family Channel. Family Channel will still rely on Hasbro Studios children's shows based on Hasbro toys like My Little Pony and Transformers during the day, but will gear primetime programming toward a broader family audience with history, adventure, animals and science programming.


  9. The Hub Network To Become Discovery Family Channel On October 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WebWire

    Hasbro and Discovery Partnership Focused on Continuing Successful Creation of Entertaining and Award-Winning Content for Kids and Families -- -- Discovery Communications and Kids Television Veteran Tom Cosgrove Named GM of Discovery Family Channel Under the Leadership of Group President Henry Schleiff -- Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc. today announced The Hub Network will become Discovery Family Channel effective October 13, 2014. The network will broaden its programming focus to serve families in primetime and continue to showcase Hasbro Studios award-winning children's content in daytime.


  10. MGM Wins First Round Against Universal in Lawsuit Over 'James Bond Knockoff'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Universal Pictures has failed in its first attempt to get a California federal judge to toss MGM's lawsuit over the Aaron Berg scripted spy film project, Section 6 . MGM and Danjaq, rights-holders of the lucrative James Bond franchise, brought the lawsuit in April and labeled Section 6 a "James Bond knockoff."


  11. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Business Wire

    Mood Mix is a fully customizable online music option for businesses, and is available on a new str...


  12. Discovery confirms deal with Hasbro to increase stake in Hub jv to 60%Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 |

    Mattel loses key Disney license to Hasbro, says BMO Capital BMO Capital views Hasbro's announcement of a deal Disney to acquire the global toys rights to produce and sell dolls based on Disney Princess property starting in 2016 as a negative for Mattel . BMO says Matte currently holds the Disney Princess doll license, and that its expected to generate about $600M in 2014.


  13. Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2014 (9/28 - 10/4): Target ad prices for DVD and Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    Transformers: Age of Extinction' is the fourth installment in the hit series of movies based on the best-selling Hasbro toyline. Head on over to Target and jump on these great DVD and Blu-ray deals, while supplies last.


  14. 'Dungeons & Dragons' Trial Ends; Will Warner Bros Or Universal Cast Magic Sequel Spell?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Deadline

    The legal battle over whether production company Sweetpea Entertainment or toy giant Hasbro owns sequel rights to Dungeons & Dragons came has come to an end - at least for now. But the seven-day trial that wrapped late Tuesday in federal court in downtown LA did not end quietly.


  15. Hasbro Announces New Strategic Merchandising Relationship with Disney ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Business Wire

    Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc . today announced a new strategic merchandising relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the globally popular Disney Princess and Frozen properties.


  16. Closing Arguments in 'Dungeons & Dragons'Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    Closing arguments concluded Tuesday in a trial over movie rights to "Dungeons & Dragons," which could determine whether Warner Bros. or Universal gets to make a movie based on the fantasy role-playing game.


  17. Rise Up or Bow Down with Neverwinter: Rise of TiamatRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Gamasutra

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. September 23, 2014 Continuing the ongoing war between players and the Cult of the Dragon, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat the newest module for the action MMORPG based on the Dungeons & Dragons franchise.


  18. Hasbro to Webcast Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Business Wire

    Hasbro, Inc. today announced that it will webcast its third quarter 2014 results conference call on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time, following the release of Hasbro's financial results. The webcast and accompanying presentation slides will be available to investors and the media on Hasbro's Investor Relations home page at .


  19. Girls vs. Boys: How Hasbro's New Nerf Toys CompareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Advocates for soil health highlighted the benefits of both soil and water quality to members of a House Agriculture subcommittee on Thursday, but they also acknowledged solid ... Advocates for soil health highlighted the benefits of both soil and water quality to members of a House Agriculture subcommittee on Thursday, but they also acknowledged solid ... -- A search warrant has been issued in the investigation for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.Charlottesville police rushed to an ap... -- Pope Francis will travel to the capital of Albania on Sunday, meeting with political and religious leaders.According to Father Federico Lombardi, Director... -- Pabst Brewing Co., the brewer of popular American beer Pabst Blue Ribbon, among other offerings, has been acquired by Russian beverage distributor Oasis Beverage... -- Two men who changed each other's lives forever by ... (more)


  20. Become One of Your Favorite Superheros for the First Time EverRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Global branded play leader, Hasbro, Inc. and 3DPlusMe today announced the introduction of SUPER AWESOME ME, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids and kids at heart to become one of their favorite characters, Captain America or Iron Man. The SUPER AWESOME ME initiative provides fans with a customized, one-of-a-kind action figure through a unique, in-store experience.