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Wall Street Journal Reports on Hub Takeover and Rebranding by Discovery

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The Wall Street Journal reports that a long-rumored takeover and rebranding of the Hub Network is about to take place. The joint venture between Discovery and Hasbro has struggled to gain market share in the kids TV network environment dominated by Disney Channel and Nickelodeon, shifting from its original lineup of programming to include other […]

Review: "Transformers: Rescue Bots - Mystery Rescue" Keeps on Rolling

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Over time, Transformers: Rescue Bots has become my favorite Transformers show because it strikes the perfect balance between seriousness and levity, crafting a wonderful cast of human and Autobot characters in the process. The characters may not stray far from archetypes, but this is fitting considering that the show is aiming at much younger audience. Even within those […]

Review: "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: Keys of Friendship" Doesn't Unlock Much

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Increasingly, I find the blush is coming off the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic rose, as successive seasons of the show don’t manage to capture the lightning in a bottle that made its earlier seasons so thoroughly enjoyable, replacing that sense of fun with ever-more ponderous additions to the show’s mythology and especially to […]

50 Hour "My Little Pony" Mega Mare-athon Runs August 4 - August 8, 2014

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50 HOUR VIEWING EVENT!: FIRST EVER MY LITTLE PONY MEGA MARE-ATHON FEATURING EVERY SINGLE EPISODE OF ALL FOUR SEASONS OF MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC BACK-TO-BACK, STARTS AUGUST 4, ON THE HUB NETWORK Mare-athon to Include Three MY LITTLE PONY Specials Never-Before-Seen on the Hub Network LOS ANGELES – The fun, magical adventures of […]

"Transformers" Get a Marathon on the Hub on July 4, 2014

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THE HUB NETWORK CELEBRATES TRANSFORMERS’ 30th ANNIVERSARY WITH A TRANSFORMERS MARATHON ON THE FOURTH OF JULY This Fourth of July, the Hub Network will be transforming its schedule to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary TRANSFORMERS franchise. This viewing event kicks off with a “Transformers Rescue Bots” marathon (11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET/8 […]

"A Brony Tale" Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014, VOD on July 15, 2014

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A SWEET CARTOON SERIES MADE FOR LITTLE GIRLS HAS DEVELOPED A RABID FOLLOWING – OF GROWN MEN A BRONY TALE The Story of a True American Phenomenon, This First Release on the New ‘Morgan Spurlock Presents’ Label, Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014 and Video on Demand July 15, 2014, “You ain’t a man unless […]

"Transformers: Robots In Disguise" Targeted for Spring 2015

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Variety reports that Hasbro has entitled its new Transformers animated series Transformers: Robots In Disguise and that the show is on track to be broadcast on the Hub Network starting in the Spring of 2015. The Hub Network first announced its new Transformers show in March, characterizing it as an “action-packed adventure with lots of comedy” […]

Hub Network President and CEO Margaret Loesch to Depart

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News has broken today from Deadline that Margaret Loesch will be moving on from her position as President and CEO of the Hub Network after her contract with the channel expires at the end of 2014. A veteran of the television business for over 40 years, Loesch has helmed the Hub Network since its advent in […]

Review: "Littlest Pet Shop" Roundup - Season 3 Premiere and "Strike a Pose" DVD

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The Hub’s Littlest Pet Shop has been on a slow upward swing in quality, recovering from a disappointing series premiere to become a solid show, if not one that makes a very deep impression. By all rights, it should be working the same way that the Hub’s more popular shows like My Little Pony: Friendship […]

CLIP: "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic" Season 4 Finale Clip

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