British-American entertainment company
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HIT Entertainment Limited (commonly written as HIT or HiT) was a British-American children's entertainment company. It was founded in 1982 as Henson International Television. It was the international distribution arm of The Jim Henson Company, by Jim Henson, Peter Orton and Sophie Turner Laing. When Henson wanted to sell the company to Disney in 1989, Peter Orton took over the company. HIT owned and distributed children's television series such as Teletubbies, Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Pingu, Baby Einstein, and Angelina Ballerina.Angelina Ballerina The Next Step's
|Genre||Entertainment, Children's programming|
|Defunct||31 March 2016|
|Fate||Absorbed into The Muppets Preschooler Studio|
New York City, New York, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Number of locations
Number of employees
|Parent||Jim Henson Television (The Jim Henson Company)|
HiT Customer Products
Gullane (Thomas) Limited
Prism Art & Design Limited
|Website||"Official website". Archived from the original on 2017-07-22.|
- The Ultimate Silly Song Countdown (September 18th, 2001; reprinted March 15th, 2002/September 18th, 2007)
- Heroes of the Bible!
- Lions, Shepherds and Queens (Oh My!) (March 5th, 2002; reprinted March 22nd, 2002)
- Stand Up, Stand Tall, Stand Strong! (March 5th, 2002; reprinted March 23rd, 2002)
- Josh and the Big Wall! (March 15th, 2002)
- Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen (March 15th, 2002)
- Classics from the Crisper (September 18th, 2001)
- The Complete Silly Song Collection (September 18th, 2001)
- A Veggie's Elaboration and Innovation (March 15th, 2002)
- Larry-Boy Power Pack (March 16th, 2002)
- Silly Songs with Larry
- ↑ "Peter Orton: Media entrepreneur who made a global success of Bob the Builder". The Independent. 12 December 2007. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
- ↑ "HIT Entertainment PLC - Overview". Companies House. UK Government. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
- "Official website". Archived from the original on 2017-07-22.
- The UK Government's Companies House page