The Jim Henson Company and RC2 Announce a New Licensing Partnership for Dinosaur Train
RC2′s Learning Curve(R) Brands to Debut Product Lines in 2010
Dinosaur Train, created for 3-6 year old children and currently in production for PBS KIDS(R), features a world of dinosaurs and prehistoric lands, all connected by a colorful train line known as the Dinosaur Train. Each episode is shown through the eyes of Buddy, a preschool-aged Tyrannosaurus Rex, who, along with his adoptive family of pteranodons, goes for adventures on the Dinosaur Train to discover and visit with all kinds of dinosaurs while learning the basic concepts of natural science, natural history and paleontology.
Dinosaur Train, produced by The Jim Henson Company, is co-produced with
About The Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets (the rights to which are now owned by The Walt Disney Company), Henson is the recipient of over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Credits include the Saturn Award-winning “Farscape” and the features “MirrorMask,” “Five Children and It,” “Good Boy!” and the recently released direct to DVD “Unstable Fables,” which features “3 Pigs and a Baby,” “Tortoise vs. Hare” and “The Goldilocks and the Three Bears Show.” With additional locations in
About RC2 Corporation
RC2 Corporation (Nasdaq: RCRC, www.rc2.com) is a leading designer, producer and marketer of innovative, high-quality toys, collectibles and infant products. RC2′s infant, toddler and preschool products are marketed under its Learning Curve(R) (www.learningcurve.com) family of brands which includes The First Years and Lamaze brands, as well as popular and classic licensed properties such as Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Winnie the Pooh, John Deere, Nickelodeon and Sesame Street. RC2 markets its youth and adult products under the Johnny Lightning (www.johnnylightning.com) and ERTL(R) (www.ertl.com) brands. RC2 reaches its target consumers through multiple channels of distribution supporting more than 25,000 retail outlets throughout
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