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Mattel Television and Nickelodeon Announce Plans to Produce an Animated Series and Live-action Television Movie Musical Based on Iconic Monster High Franchise

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:35pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Nickelodeon today announced plans to produce a new animated series and live-action television movie musical based on Monster High, the iconic franchise about the children of famous monsters and creatures.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Nickelodeon today announced plans to produce a new animated series and live-action television movie musical based on Monster High, the iconic franchise about the children of famous monsters and creatures.
  • Monster Highs strong message of inclusivity is more relevant than ever, said Fred Soulie, General Manager, Mattel Television.
  • They are the ideal partners to bring these beloved characters and their stories to life through episodic television and the live-action television movie.
  • Production on the Monster High animated TV series is overseen for Nickelodeon by Claudia Spinelli, Senior Vice President, Animation Development.

Mattel Television Announces Two New Barbie® Specials Premiering in 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 6:17pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the upcoming launch of two all-new animated Barbie specials.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the upcoming launch of two all-new animated Barbie specials.
  • Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday, the first dedicated television movie featuring Barbies younger sister Chelsea in a starring role, will launch globally on broadcasters and streaming services this spring.
  • The second special, which follows the success of last years Barbie Princess Adventure, will be a musical that follows Barbie and her friends to New York City.
  • Executive producers for Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday include Bonnett, Fred Soulie, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mattel Television and Christopher Keenan, Senior Vice President, Content Development and Production, Mattel Television.

Barbie Named 2020 Top Global Toy Property of the Year, Per NPD

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:41pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.
  • In addition, Hot Wheels Singles 1/64 assortment was recognized as the global top-selling toy of the year.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005559/en/
    Mattel, Inc. announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.
  • In the United States, NPD also ranked Mattel in 2020 as the #1 manufacturer for a remarkable 27th consecutive year.

Barbie Dreamhouse Cyber Monday Deals (2020) Monitored by Spending Lab

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 12:40pm

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Barbie Dreamhouse Deals 2020: Top Dollhouse, Playsets & More Savings Published by Spending Lab

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 6:15pm

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Barbie Dreamhouse Black Friday Deals (2020): Top Barbie Dolls & Dollhouse Sales Ranked by Retail Fuse

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 6:00am

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Barbie Toy Sales Surge as New Content is Released on Netflix, The NPD Group Says

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

Toy sales have followed suit, as sales of the Barbie property has trended similarly to the rise in time spent watching Barbie titles, according to The NPD Group.

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  • Toy sales have followed suit, as sales of the Barbie property has trended similarly to the rise in time spent watching Barbie titles, according to The NPD Group.
  • The amount of time spent watching Barbie titles on Netflix more than doubled between February and June 2020.
  • "It was readily apparent, once we noted the increase in time spent viewing in June and the increase in Barbie toy sales that same month."
  • NPD offers data, industry expertise, and prescriptive analytics to help our clients grow their businesses in a changing world.

American Girl® to Auction Off Three One-of-a-Kind Collector Dolls Made With Thousands of Swarovski® Crystals

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

The American Girl Collector dolls will be auctioned off starting today through November 25, 2020, at Americangirl.com/auction .

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  • The American Girl Collector dolls will be auctioned off starting today through November 25, 2020, at Americangirl.com/auction .
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    American Girl teamed up with Swarovski crystals to create three one-of-a-kind collector dolls.
  • And for selecting First Responders Children's Foundation (FRCF) as the beneficiary charity of proceeds from the auction of the exclusive American Girl Collector dolls.
  • Eric Russack, Managing Director of Swarovski North America stated, Were thrilled to once again partner with American Girl to create this years bespoke collectible dolls and adding the Swarovski sparkle to their exclusive 2020 American Girl Holiday Collector Dolls.

European Fashion Doll Brand I'M A GIRLY Makes Its U.S. Debut

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 1:49pm

A significant point of differentiation for I'M A GIRLY is that all dolls are co-designed by the brand's own kid design team KIDS4KIDS.

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  • A significant point of differentiation for I'M A GIRLY is that all dolls are co-designed by the brand's own kid design team KIDS4KIDS.
  • The result is a line of fashion dolls that are contemporary, stylish and features more than 150 accessories, allowing for the ultimate in customization.
  • "With these new collections, strong and independent boys and girls can have fun experimenting with fashion and styling," she adds.
  • The U.S. launch is part of a global expansion of the brand since it was first introduced in Switzerland in 2017.

Bookful, World’s Largest Augmented Reality Library App, Welcomes Mattel’s Barbie® and Thomas & Friends™

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:52am
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201019005404/en/
    The Bookful app brings Barbie books to life using Augmented Reality technology.
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    Its been more than half a century since the world was introduced to Barbie , the world's number 1 fashion doll.
  • The Barbie and Thomas & Friends titles are joining Bookfuls library of top publishers and brands including Penguin Random House, Charlesbridge and DK.
  • With hundreds of books and educational games, Bookful is the worlds largest 3D/AR library.