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I have added over 400 stills from Transformers Prime Episode 6 to a new image gallery entitled Masters and Students which you can find within the Cartoon area of the website. All images are high-resolution. My review of the episode will be added at a later date.
I'm having some troubles with my transformers-prime.com domain but that should be resolved within the next 24 hours after which you will also be able to find the image gallery on that site
Click the link below for a high resolution look at Transformers Prime Skyquake facing off against Optimus Prime from the upcoming episode Transformers Prime EP06 Master and Student
The Hub has sent out the following press release regarding Transformers Prime.
HUB TV TO PREMIERE ORIGINAL SERIES ‘TRANSFORMERS PRIME’
New Episode of Popular Series to Premiere February 11
02.07.2011– LOS ANGELES, Ca. – The Hub, a television network for kids and their families, will premiere its original half-hour, full CGI animated series “Transformers Prime” in its regular weekly time period with a new episode Friday, February 11 (6:30 p.m. ET).
The new animated series will feature archrivals the Autobots and Decepticons as they once again face-off in their epic rivalry for control of Earth. The all-new mini-series will feature iconic characters of the franchise, including Autobots Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, and the ominous Decepticon Megatron, as well as introducing new human characters to the action series.
The Hub, which rebranded from the former Discovery Kids on 10-10-10, is a joint venture of Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc., and is available to 61 million U.S. cable and satellite households.
“Transformers Prime” is produced for The Hub by Hasbro Studios. Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Kline are executive producers. Kurtzman and Orci served as co-writers and producers on the hit feature film Star Trek, and are currently co-writers and producers for the feature film Cowboys and Aliens from Dreamworks/Universal, set for release in summer 2011. Kline is also executive producer of The Hub animated series “G.I. Joe Renegades.”
The Hub is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) with a goal of entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their families. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Discovery's library of award-winning children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub lineup includes animated and live-action series, specials and game shows, and the network extends its content through a robust and engaging online presence at www.hubworld.com. The Hub rebranded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and reaches approximately 61 million U.S. households. The Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.
Following on from yesterdays news, later in the day (US Time) AintItCooll recieved exclusive images of Transformers PrimeOptimus Prime, Megatron, Jack, Miko and Zak toys.
Another clip from the upcoming Transformers Prime episode Master and student has been released.
It has been revealed the the Transformers Prime toys will be released on October 1st.
USA Today have images of the Transformers Prime Arcee toy, which will be shown off at the New York ToyFair.
UGO has images of the Transformers Prime Starscream toy
Inspired by the new hit animated TV series Transformers Prime, an all-new assortment of Transformers action figures will be released this Fall to coincide with the series. Along with Starscream, Hasbro will also release fan favorites such as Bumblebee and Arcee. These one of a kind figures will be made available for purchase on October 11, 2011 for an approximate retail price of $11.99.
Thanks to IGN there are also images of Transformers Prime Bumblebee
Transformers Prime has brought the animated robots-in-disguise back in a big way, and Hasbro is keeping up with a brand new assortment coming in October of 2011. It is IGN's pleasure to bring you the exclusive first look at Hasbro's Transformers Prime First Edition Bumblebee action figure, shown below. Pretty snazzy, if we do say so. The Transformers Prime First Edition action figure assortment includes Arcee and Starscream.
Click the first link to read the Q&A session.
Entertainment Weekly has posted a basic description Transformers Prime Master and Student as well as the first image of Skyquake
Now… Meet Skyquake, a Decepticon attack jet. Entombed in stasis on Earth until exhumed by Starscream; however, pledges allegiance to only his ‘one true master,’ Megatron.
Meanwhile The Hubhas been updated with two short video clips from the upcoming episode
TV Guide has posted a one line summary of the Transformers Prime episodes 6, 7 and 8
6 - Masters and Students
Starscream pursues other interests while Skyquake battles with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee.
7 - Scrapheap
Scraplets invade HQ while Optimus and Arcee patrol the Arctic, leaving Bumblebee and Ratchet to repel the enemy.
8 - Con Job
Bulkhead awaits a visit from his buddy Wheeljack, but his arrival does not go as planned.
MSN has listed several episodes of Transformers Prime, which you can see below.
The Transformers Prime prequel comic, by IDW, is available now at all good comic stores. THe cover art, see below, was draw by Transformers Prime art director Jose Lopez and hsi good friend Augusto.
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[Transformers: Prime Toys] To come earlier than expected.
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This follows on from some rumours of deluxe Transformers Prime figures being spotted.
Hasbro, in association with Mediaset have issued the following joint press release regarding the Italian distribution of Transformers Prime, G.I Joe Renegades and other "made for The Hub" programming.
Hasbro Studios and Mediaset, Italy’s Leading Media Group, Reach Deal Covering Animated Series Based on Popular Brands
Mediaset also Designated as Hasbro Exclusive Licensing Agent for Series-Related Merchandise in Italian Market
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc.HAS - News), has concluded an overall programming agreement with Mediaset, Italy’s leading media group, to broadcast (NASDAQ:Transformers Prime, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, G.I. Joe Renegades,The Adventures of Chuck and FriendsandPound Puppieson its multiple channels, it was announced today.
A significant component of the deal, which launches in the fourth quarter of 2011, will have Mediaset also serving as Hasbro’s exclusive licensing agent for merchandise in the Italian market related to the five flagship programs successfully reinvented, re-imagined and reignited for television. Additionally, the licensing deal will cover Hasbro’s popular Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit and Littlest Pet Shop brands.
Licensing Mediaset has been successfully operating for more than ten years in the Italian market with the most successful and prestigious TV brands.
“Mediaset is Italy’s leading media group and the perfect strategic partner for us in this key territory,” Hasbro Studios President Stephen Davis said. “We look forward to a long and productive relationship.”
About Mediaset Group: The Mediaset Group is Italy’s leading television broadcaster and one of Europe’s biggest media companies. The Group's main company, Mediaset Spa, is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since July 1996. Mediaset also owns a 50.1% controlling stake in the Telecinco Group, which is listed on the Madrid stock exchange. Along with Goldman Sachs and Cyrte Fund, the Mediaset Group has a controlling stake in Endemol, the Dutch production company and world format leader. Since 2004 Mediaset Group has begun broadcasting its programmes in a digital format. Through this signal broadcasting system, the Group can offer highly useful services to its viewers and it make possible to exploit 'premium' content through an innovative pay TV system.
About Hasbro Studios: Hasbro Studios is the Los Angeles-based production division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS - News). The studio develops and produces shows based on Hasbro’s world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY and GI JOE; delivers new branded content; and produces programs from top third-party content creators. Many of these shows will run on The Hub, a television network for children and their families that was re-branded from Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, as well as on multiple channels in international markets. The Hub is a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA - News).