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Up to the minute news on Transformers Prime from The Hub. Includes air dates, character information, trailers and video clips, plot details, TF:Prime comic books and eventually Transformers Prime toys.

First Look at Robots In Disguise Grimlock Toy?

Posted on 09-30-2014 at 10:54 AM by Jacer under Transformers Prime
14juarr Thanks to Grimlockimus we may possibly have our first look at an upcoming Grimlock figure from the new Transformers animated series, Robots In Disguise, which take place after Transformers Prime. Grimlockimus found the image on the new Transformers: Age Of Extinction Blu-Ray special feature section that goes into the development of the toys.

With New York Comic Con just around the corner, keep on eye on the front page while we bring you the latest news on the new Robots In Disguise TV show and hopefully, its toyline.
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Hub Network Rebranding Official Info And New Hasbro Program Times

Posted on 09-25-2014 at 10:38 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Hasbro-Discovery-Hub-TV-Network-Discovery-Family-Channel Hasbro has officially announced the rebranding of the Hasbro-Discovery Hub Network to the new Discovery Family.

We received a press release from Hasbro and they have announced several changes to the program lineup.

The Hub Network will become Discovery Family Channel effective October 13, 2014. The network will broaden its programming focus to serve families in primetime and continue to showcase Hasbro Studios award-winning children's content in daytime.

During the daytime, Discovery Family Channel will offer a robust line up of brand new Hasbro Studios' series as well as beloved library programming, including MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS, while during primetime, the network will serve a growing family audience that began to develop under The Hub Network. Primetime programming will draw from Discovery's three decades of leadership in creating the highest-quality, real-world content that appeals to the entire family in the Natural History, Adventure, Animals and Science genres. Initial series will include SUPERHUMAN, TIME WARP, FLYING WILD ALASKA, AFRICA and EXTREME ENGINEERING: BIGGEST REVEALS.


Also, Hasbro’s ownership stake in the channel will drop from 50% to 40% as the programming focus shifts to Hasbro-produced children’s fare in the daytime hours and family-friendly fare in primetime.

Variety reports that Hasbro may turn towards Video-On-Demand or Digital Distribution of their shows in the future:
“Hasbro, meanwhile, gains more flexibility to sell new and existing shows to digital outlets such as Netflix and Amazon. Kidvid is a huge component of overall viewing for the SVOD heavyweights, even though it doesn’t get nearly as much attention in pop culture as original series aimed at adults.”

Hasbro also commented on their future activities for Movies and TV Shows:
“The toymaker is investing big in production through its Burbank-based Hasbro Studios arm. “We are continuing to develop partnerships with the big studios for some of our biggest brands,” [Hasbro CEO Brian] Goldner said. “And you’ll see us developing movies with smaller budgets and strong filmmakers.””

Read the entire Press Release, after the jump.
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Transformers: Robots In Disguise Animated Series Panel At New York Comic Con 2014

Posted on 09-17-2014 at 05:57 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
hasbro-transformers_1402605359_1405027234 New York Comic Con 2014 schedule is up and there is a dedicated panel for the upcoming Transformers Animated Series; Transformers: Robots In Disguise.

Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Thu. October 9| 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM | 1A21

Hasbro invites Fans to join Special Guests from Hasbro Studios and voice talent from the new animated series, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, airing in early 2015, as they share details behind the making of the new series and a sneak peek of what’s to come, including reveals of new characters and more.

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We do not know whether the Sneak Peek is a new one or the same as what was shown during San Diego Comic-Con 2014.

Since the Hub TV Network is celebrating its 4th Anniversary in October, there is a good chance that we will hear a definitive airdate for the new Cartoon Series.
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Transformers 2015 Toyline Details Leaked

Posted on 09-13-2014 at 05:34 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Prime
27467266d1410639055-tf-rid-toyline-details-leaked-cyberverse-back-1 Some scans of a Hasbro products line catalog have been posted in the Transformers Colombia Facebook group. It's important to note that these listings relate to Colombia only, so there may be other toys or lines which are not planned to be released in Colombia which are therefore not listed here.

With that in mind, let's dive in and take a look at what is shown. The first headline is that in Colombia, Robots in Disguise will air on Cartoon Network and will premiere on 15 March 2015 - implying that the as-yet unknown US premiere may take place sometime before this.

The first of the three sheets shows us the Robots in Disguise 2015 line, as revealed at San Diego Comic Con 2014. The four assortments are: Warrior (Deluxe analog assortment, details are misprinted with the one-step info); Legion (Legends class figures, assortment is said to contain 12 figures which convert in 20 steps or fewer, which seems an exaggeration considering such small toys generally do not have such involved transformations). The Hyperchange assortment is also listed and described as having three-step conversions and six figures in the assortment - so similar to the current Power Battlers line. Lastly the Robots in Disguise One-Step Changers are also listed, with 14 toys said to be in the assortment.

The second and third sheets cover side-line items. The Titan figures look set to continue, with 12 inch Hero figures being planned both with and without electronic features, and a series of 6 inch Titan Guardians also being planned. The picture accompanying this listing suggests there will be a 5 pack of 6 inch Titan Guardian Seekers - Skywarp, Starscream, Thundercracker, Sunstorm and Acid Storm. There's also some information on Hero Mashers, but nothing previously unseen there (yet)

Once again a big thanks to Transformers Colombia for sharing this with the fan community.
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Protectobots Emergency Rescue Streetsmart In-Hand Images

Posted on 09-05-2014 at 05:59 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Prime
Streetsmart08 TFW2005 member Maz dropped us a line to let us know that he has some in-hand images of the Protectobots Emergency Response three-pack's Streetsmart on his blog. Streetsmart along with the rest of the Emergency Rescue pack are reuses of Transformers Prime toys, in this case the Beast Hunters Prowl tooling. At this moment in time it's not clear where this set is intended for a release, though the general thought is these could be Asian market releases or as-yet unannounced store exclusives.

In the meantime, check out these sharp in-hand images!
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Kevin Manthei to Co-score Robots In Disguise

Posted on 08-04-2014 at 08:15 AM by StayingInTheBox under Transformers Prime
tumblr_n9jrgzZ4wE1qjnudfo1_500 A bit of Robots In Disguise news (version 2.0) to start off your week. Over the weekend we've learned that Kevin Manthei will co-score the new RID cartoon. Manthei is most known for work on Nickelodeon's Invader Zim as well as his work on Justice League: The New Frontier, Batman: Gotham Knight, TRON: Evolution (VG) and Star Trek Online (VG). From his Tumblr:

The secret project I announced earlier can be shared. I am co-scoring the upcoming animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise. I am excited to be co- scoring the show with renown composer Kevin Kiner (CSI Miami, Hell on Wheels, Clone Wars)

Discuss the news with the discussion link below.
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Transformers: Robots In Disguise Info And Images From Licensing Expo 2014

Posted on 07-19-2014 at 08:43 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise-One-Team-One-Mission Las Vegas Licensing Expo is the San Diego Comic-Con for the businessmen. But that doesn't mean the expo has to be dull and boring. On the contrary, it's colorful as a mini SDCC.

At this year's Expo one company has stolen the spotlight; Hasbro. Dubbed by the press as "The Master Transformer", the company has presented its upcoming ventures including Transformers: Robots In Disguise and Angry Birds: Transformers. Though the event was held a month ago, it is only now that the Press and Media has started to reveal what was there at the Licensing Expo 2014.

We have received some images and information regarding Transformers: Robots In Disguise from the expo for you to have a look. The content is from a leaflet handed over at the Expo; highlighting the Exhibitors. The info includes:
  • Theme of the Transformers: Robots In Disguise
  • Licensed Apparel And Merchandise
  • Toys
  • Transformers: Angry Birds Game Info
  • "The Transformers Effect"

You can read all about them, after the jump.

More news will come our way in less than a week's time. Stick with TFW2005 for the best SDCC 2014 Transformers news coverage.
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Transformers Panel Information for SDCC 2014

Posted on 07-10-2014 at 04:19 PM by StayingInTheBox under Transformers Prime
hasbro-transformers_1402605359 For those lucky enough to attend San Diego Comic Con 2014, you'll be in for a treat if you stop by the Transformers Panel on Thursday July 24. During the Hasbro team panel, fans will get the first look at the new Transformers: Robots In Disguise cartoon launching in early 2015. This likely could be the clips that were supposed to be shown during the 4th of July Transformers marathon on the Hub.

Also included during the panel will be another first as fans get a glimpse at the third season of Transformers: Rescue Bots and of course exclusive reveals of upcoming Transformers products for the coming year. We have a lot to look forward to it seems!

Read on for the full SDCC announcement and discuss what you think will be revealed!
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Emiliano Santalucia Covenant of Primus Megatron Design

Posted on 07-07-2014 at 09:55 AM by Mechafire under Transformers Prime
Megatron-Binder Via his blog, Transformers artist and designer Emiliano Santalucia has given us a look at another of his Aligned continuity designs - this time, it's Megatron himself, originally created for Hasbro's Binder of Revelations and then subsequently featured in the Covenant of Primus book. This design was also used in The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe.

Emiliano shows off the full design in all its glory, as well as a bonus pencil sketch.

You can check it out and read the full details after the jump!
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Official Press Release For Transformers 30th Anniversary Marathon

Posted on 07-02-2014 at 01:15 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Transformers-Rescue-bots-inline Following the Commercial for the 4th of July Transformers 30th Anniversary Marathon (known as TransFourthOfJuly), we have received an official Press Release for the event.

Schedule for Fourth of July Marathon:
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET: "Transformers Rescue Bots"
  • 4-6 p.m. ET: "Transformers: The Animated Movie"
  • 6-7:30 p.m. ET: "Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Predacons Rising"

Read the full press release, after the jump.
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Transformers 30th Anniversary Marathon on Hub Network July 4th

Posted on 07-02-2014 at 12:44 PM by Sol Fury under Transformers Prime
Hub Network have released a 30 second promo spot for the Transformers 30th Anniversary marathon - which kicks off at 11am ET, 10am CT on July 4th!

The marathon promises to celebrate 3 decades of Transformers action which going by this promo clip will include Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising, Transformers: Rescue Bots and the original Transformers: The Movie. We've also been promised a special sneak peak at the next Transformers show, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, which is set to arrive in Spring 2015 and usher in the beginning of Transformers' fourth decade.

It's a celebration of all things past, present and future - and it's happening this Friday, July 4th. Check out the promo of this Independence Day Transformers marathon below!

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Transformers: Robots In Disguise Sneak Peek To Air On 4th Of July

Posted on 06-21-2014 at 04:25 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise-Hub-Network The BotCon heat is on. But here's something cool for you to know.

Hub Network will air a Sneak Peek of their upcoming animated series; Transformers: Robots In Disguise on 4th Of July (TransFourthOfJuly) during a special marathon of previous Transformers cartoons to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Transformers Franchise.

You can checkout the commercial, after the jump.
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Transformers Info From Licensing Expo 2014 - Robots In Disguise, AOE, Angry Birds And More

Posted on 06-17-2014 at 02:43 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Licensing-Expo-2014-Transformers-4-Age-Of-Extinction-Robots-In-Disguise-Angry-Birds Licensing Expo 2014 began today in Las Vagas and it is the source of new materials we keep getting these days; ranging from upcoming toy info to Movie stills.

The reveal of Transformers: Robots In Disguise and Transformers: Angry Birds is also a part of the countdown towards the Expo.

Prior to the expo, we learned that Hasbro will be there to showcase future initiatives for some of their most popular brands. Today, Hasbro revealed Movie Posters of Magic The Gathering, Jem And The Holograms, G. I. Joe 3 and Ouija.

But we all know what you really want to hear… Transformers.

Thanks to various Business websites, we've rounded up some info. Previous rumors told us that there would be some info about Transformers: Robots In Disguise. Sure enough, there seems to be some info revealed. However, since these are business sites, they do not care much for the stuff we care. So, we really can't blame them for not bringing us Transformers info.

But like a blessing, Hasbro just sent us a Press Release with details explaining what's there at the Expo. Thanks Hasbro. Read what they have to say, after the jump.

Image Courtesy: Coming Soon.

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Polygon Pictures Confirms Work On The New Transformers Cartoon

Posted on 06-14-2014 at 11:43 AM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise-Polygon-Pictures Polygon Pictures are making a return to the Transformers Franchise with Transformers: Robots In Disguise.

Shuzo Shiota; the CEO of Polygon Pictures tweeted that they are working on the new project. This is a good sign that the animation will be top-notch in TF: RID.

The studio previously worked on Transformers: Prime & Transformers: Beast Hunters and delivered some amazing CGI. The company also won the title of "Outstanding Special Class Animated Program" at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards for the work they did on Transformers: Prime.
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Constance Zimmer To Voice A Possible Female Cybertronian In Transformers: Robots In Disguise

Posted on 06-13-2014 at 12:41 PM by SilverOptimus under Transformers Prime
Constance-Zimmer-Transformers-Robots-In-Disguise Less than a day ago, we found out some details from the upcoming Hub Animated Series; Transformers: Robots In Disguise. Three of the Voice Actors were also revealed.

Will Friedle will reprise his role as Bumblebee while Glee's Darren Criss will voice Sideswipe and Fixit will be voiced by Mitchell Whitfield. Two other cast members were revealed as Constance Zimmer and Ted McGinley. Their roles were not specified at the time.

However, Constance Zimmer Tweeted that she is in fact will voice "A Transformers".

"I'm a Transformer!!! But I can't tell u much more, yet..."

So, we are indeed getting a Fembot (as Fans call them) in the show. Who do you think this Female Cybertronian will be? Speculate at the thread associated with this news post.

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