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Mattel Television (formerly Mattel Creations) is a British-American entertainment company owned by Mattel and was founded originally as Henson International Television and later HiT Entertainment, which was acquired by Mattel for $680 million in February 2012. Since the UK release of Extraordinary Engines until the last DVD release of Animal Adventures, DVDs bear the Mattel Creations name. The company produced Journey Beyond Sodor/twenty-first series until the twenty-fourth series.

On 8th February 2019, Mattel Creations was reorganized and renamed to Mattel Television. Despite its rebrand/rename back in March 2016, the company is still legally known as HIT Entertainment Limited.

Current Shows


  • Fred Soulie is the General Manager of Mattel Television, also serving as an executive producer for the series starting with Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go.
  • Micaela Winter was the producer for the series. She previously served as line producer and production manager at HiT.
  • Ian McCue was creative executive for Series 21 and supervising producer for Big World! Big Adventures!. He previously served as a producer for Journey Beyond Sodor and everything before.
  • Hannah Elder was the production supervisor. Sarah Serata later took over that role. 
  • Christopher Keenan is the Senior Vice President of Content Development and Production. He also serves as an executive producer.
  • Shannon Nettleton is the Vice President of Production and the Executive in Charge of Production for the series.
  • Karen Davies is the Global Technical and Content Services Director.





  • Journey Beyond Sodor
  • Big World! Big Adventures! 
  • Christmas on Sodor
  • Here Comes the Steam Team
  • Monkey Trouble!
  • Digs and Discoveries 
  • Steam Team to the Rescue
  • The Royal Engine
  • A Colourful World
  • The Super Engine
  • Animal Adventures
  • Marvellous Machinery