via press release:
HASBRO STUDIOS’ ‘TRANSFORMERS PRIME’ EARNS THREE DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS FOR INDIVIDUAL ANIMATED ACHIEVEMENT
‘Littlest Pet Shop’ Garners Nomination for Outstanding Original Song
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 1, 2013 – Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today received a trio of Daytime Emmy® Awards in Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Transformers Prime from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The wins bring its three-year total to six early Emmy trophies.
Additionally, Littlest Pet Shop collected a nomination for Outstanding Original Song – Children and Animation, putting Hasbro’s nomination total since launching its first shows on the air in the 2010-11 season to 16.
“What a tremendous honor it is to have the Academy once again single out the excellence of our shows playing on Hub Network in the U.S. and on channels around the world,” said Hasbro Studios President Stephen Davis. “Huge thanks go to all who have successfully re-imagined, re-ignited and re-invented our beloved brands and delivered outstanding, quality programming worthy of this recognition.”
Transformers Prime received early victories for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Character Animation (Arato Kato), Background Design (Jason Park) and Storyboards (Kirk van Wormer).
Littlest Pet Shop garnered a nod in the Outstanding Original Song – Children and Animation category for “If You’re a Guy,” composed by Daniel Ingram, lyrics by Roger Eschbacher.
About Hasbro Studios
Hasbro Studios is the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). The studio drives entertainment brand-driven storytelling for the company and is responsible for all television, film, commercial productions and short-form multi-platform content across all traditional and digital media. It develops and produces TV shows based on Hasbro’s world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and SCRABBLE. Many of these shows air on Hub Network, a U.S. television network for kids and their families, and in more than 170 countries globally. Hub Network is a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). The studio is also comprised of the Film Group, which develops films based on Hasbro's world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS 4 (Paramount), STRETCH ARMSTRONG (Relativity Media) and CANDY LAND (Sony), and oversees commercials and short-form content production.