Teddy Ruxpin Gets Animated TV Series By Jim Henson Company

Posted: May 23 2018, 10:17am CDT | by , in News | Toys

 
Teddy Ruxpin Gets Animated TV Series by Jim Henson Company

Jim Henson digital puppetry will bring Teddy Ruxpin to TV again.

The new Teddy Ruxpin story telling bear was a hot Holiday toy of last year. Now the bear gets its own TV series. The new Teddy Ruxpin series will made by the team at The Jim Henson Company led by executive producers Lisa Henson and Halle Stanford.

The world-renowned Jim Henson’s Creature Shop will bring the series to life with its Emmy Award-winning Henson Digital Puppetry Studio (Sid the Science Kid, Word Party), which allows performers to puppeteer animated characters in real time allowing for more organic and natural movement.

“We are absolutely thrilled at this brilliant collaboration for an animated series with our partner Alchemy II and The Jim Henson Company. The timing is perfect and imperative in all of our efforts to further the extension of this monumental brand,” says Michael Rinzler and Jeremy Padawer, Co-Presidents and Partners, Wicked Cool Toys.

The Teddy Ruxpin TV series is aimed at 3 to 7-year-old kids. There is no release date or TV channel announcement yet. There was already an animated Teddy Ruxpin TV series on TV in the late 80s.

Founded in 2012, Wicked Cool Toys manufactures and markets a portfolio of licensed and owned-IP toys for all ages. The toymaker's portfolio includes global master toy partnerships with Pokémon (ex-Asia), Cabbage Patch Kids, Teddy Ruxpin and more.

Teddy Ruxpin was initially released in the 80s and became a best-selling toy. In 2017, Wicket Cool Toys released an updated Teddy Ruxpin with animated eyes and more. Teddy Ruxpin is on sale at amazon.com for $59.11.

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