Mattel Television

HGTV commissions ‘Barbie’-themed home renovation competition

HGTV has ordered a new competition series, Barbie Dreamhouse Challenge, based upon Mattel’s famous toy brand and pitting familiar faces from the network’s other shows against one another. Produced by Mission Control and Mattel Television, and set to debut in summer, the series will be hosted by supermodel, designer, author and entrepreneur Ashley Graham and […]

Mattel & Nelvana partner on ‘Barney’ animated reboot

Toy company Mattel is rebooting its Barney franchise with plans including a new animated series for pre-schoolers set to debut next year. Co-produced by Mattel Television and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, the Canadian distributor and producer behind Max & Ruby and Franklin, the series aims to introduce the purple dinosaur and his friends to a new […]