The Toys That Built America Series Premiere
When does "The Toys That Built America" start on History? Will The Toys That Built America be a successful show? Who is in the cast? Where to watch trailer & more. In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the new History series.
What Is The Toys That Built America About?
"The Toys That Built America" chronicles the toy titans whose imaginations soared to build billion-dollar empires, the rivalries that gave rise to the modern toy industry and the history of the visionaries behind iconic products like Monopoly(R) and G.I. Joe(R).
Against the backdrop of major events in American history like the Civil War, the Great Depression and World War II, “The Toys that Built America” shares a story that brings nostalgic toys to the forefront as driving forces behind untold cultural and economic shifts. The four-part docuseries explores visionaries such as the Parker Brothers, Milton Bradley and Ruth Handler who transformed a small toy company into the billion-dollar empire known as Mattel(R). It reveals little-known details behind groundbreaking innovations like the Frisbee(R), and accidental discoveries like how the Slinky(R) was created. Additionally, the docuseries unveils competitive rivalries between iconic brands that changed the fabric of our nation forever. Blending dramatic reenactments and archival footage with interviews from experts, biographers, and others, each episode brings to life the surprising tales of the men and women who created some of America’s most beloved and enduring toys including Silly Putty(R), Barbie(R), Hot Wheels(R), Matchbox Cars(R), and other famous classics.
“Toys teach us to imagine, have fun and, most importantly, dream big,” said Eli Lehrer, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming for The HISTORY(R) Channel. “In ‘The Toys That Built America,’ we learn the fascinating history behind the inventors of some of the greatest and most ingenious toys of all time – many of which shaped our childhoods. As toys continue to encourage a new generation to dream bigger, we are proud to continue our commitment to honor and support military families by partnering with Blue Star Families to thank and give back to those who have sacrificed to serve our country.”
The HISTORY(R) Channel has an ongoing commitment to mobilizing support for veterans and military families through the award-winning “Mission To Honor” public outreach campaign. The initiative acknowledges the vital contributions of servicemen and women by sharing their stories as well as collaborates with the nation’s leading veterans’ organizations to bring awareness to military families who give back to their communities through service.
In partnership with Blue Star Families, The HISTORY(R) Channel is showering veteran and military families with toys and educational items during a “Mission To Honor” philanthropic event on Monday, November 22 at the B&O Railroad Museum, the birthplace of American railroading, in Baltimore, MD. The CSX 1776 Pride in Service locomotive and holiday helpers are delivering these gifts in style to military families in attendance. The network is also pledging to donate $1 for every post on social media, up to $25,000, to Blue Star Families by encouraging viewers to share a photo, video or nostalgic memory of their favorite childhood toy using #ToysThatBuiltAmerica and tagging @HISTORY.
The Toys That Built America Season 1 Release Date
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The Toys That Built America Season 1 TrailerHistory released the official promo/trailer for season 1.
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