Saban Brands Announces Power Rangers Beast Morphers

Power Rangers Beast Morphers

Saban Brands Announces Power Rangers’ 26th Season “Power Rangers Beast Morphers”

Power Rangers’ 2019 Season’s Theme and Logo Revealed

 Los Angeles, CA – February 17, 2018 – Saban Brands today announced Power Rangers’ 26th season, set to air on Nickelodeon in early 2019, will be “Power Rangers Beast Morphers.” Additionally, the Beast Morphers logo was revealed to fans for the first time.

“At Saban Brands, we strive to deliver family entertainment that is engaging and forward-thinking while maintaining the core values, such as inclusivity and teamwork, that are important to parents,” said Janet Hsu, Chief Executive Officer of Saban Brands. “With ‘Beast Morphers’ we introduce fan-favorite animal themes with a new, intriguing special ops storyline that keeps the Power Rangers series fresh for viewers of all ages, especially the new generation of viewers.”

Set in the future, a secret agency combines a newly discovered substance called “Morph-X” with animal DNA to create the Power Rangers Beast Morphers team. The Rangers must fight off an evil sentient computer virus bent on taking over the source of all Ranger power, the Morphin Grid itself. Featuring never-before-seen leather suits and an all-new beast-themed arsenal (including dynamic new Zords), fans should get ready for a season full of secret ops and morphinominal fun.

Currently, Power Rangers is celebrating 25 continuous years on the air, making it one of the longest running kids’ live-action series in television history with nearly 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the franchise celebrates its milestone anniversary year with the 25th season, “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” currently airing on Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S.

Saban Brands recently announced it will continue its longtime partnership with Nickelodeon to serve as the official broadcaster for Saban’s Power Rangers television series in the U.S. through 2021.

“Power Rangers Beast Morphers” will mark the first Power Rangers toy collection from the franchise’s newly announced global master toy partner, Hasbro Inc, starting in spring 2019.

For more information on Power Rangers, please visit http://www.powerrangers.comand follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, RangerNation.com and YouTube. To watch full episodes, go to Nick.com and the Nick app.

About Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the mostwatched television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series, currently in its 25thseason, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands acquires, develops and manages a world-class portfolio of entertainment properties. Saban Brands applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, digital, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail in markets worldwide. Saban Brands’ growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, Paul Frank, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia and La Banda, amongst many others. Saban Brands is headquartered in Los Angeles with a global network of offices. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

NEWS – Hasbro Receives Power Rangers Master Toy License

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HASBRO NAMED GLOBAL MASTER TOY LICENSEE FOR SABAN’S POWER RANGERS

PAWTUCKET, R.I. AND LOS ANGELES – FEB. 16, 2018 – Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, and Saban Brands announced that Hasbro has been named the global master toy licensee for Saban’s Power Rangers. Under the terms of the agreement and in collaboration with Saban Brands, Hasbro will design, produce and bring to market a wide variety of toys, games and role-play items inspired by the franchise and its entertainment properties. Hasbro will hold the worldwide rights, excluding Japan and certain other Asian markets, effective as of April 1, 2019.

“We are honored to create a world of play experiences for such an iconic action brand,” said Brian Goldner, Chairman and CEO of Hasbro. “Saban’s Power Rangers are universally recognized and their hallmark attributes of teamwork and inclusivity perfectly align with our core values at Hasbro.”

“Hasbro leads the way in brand storytelling and creating engaging experiences across its exceptional portfolio of blockbuster and partner brands,” said Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands and creator of Power Rangers. “Quality, innovation and a focus on designing dynamic products for fans of all ages makes Hasbro a great partner for Power Rangers.”

Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers quickly became a pop culture phenomenon. Today,Power Rangers is one of the longest running kids’ live-action series in television history with nearly 900 episodes produced to date. The TV series, currently in its 25th season with Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, and feature films, including 2017’s movie with Lionsgate, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. Saban’s Power Rangers currently airs in 150 markets around the world and is translated into numerous languages.

The first set of products from Hasbro will be available in spring 2019. Both Hasbro and Saban Brands are dedicated to continue growing this iconic brand. In recognition of this investment and during a period of time after Hasbro becomes the master toy licensee, the arrangement provides Saban Brands and Hasbro with the opportunity to initiate Hasbro’s purchase of the Power Rangers property.

About Hasbro

Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past six years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).

© 2018 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original, Mighty Morphin Power Rangershit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the most-watched television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids’ live-action series in television history. The series, currently in its 25th season, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands acquires, develops and manages a world-class portfolio of entertainment properties. Saban Brands applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, digital, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail in markets worldwide. Saban Brands’ growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, Paul Frank, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia and La Banda, amongst many others. Saban Brands is headquartered in Los Angeles with a global network of offices. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

Hasbro Power Rangers

NEWS – Saban Brands and Bandai America

From Saban Brands press release page:

February 15, 2018 – After a successful 25-year partnership building the iconic action franchise, Power Rangers, Saban Brands and Bandai have mutually agreed not to renew their global Power Rangers master toy license agreement, effective April 2019. Bandai will continue to support Power Rangers, including the 2018 commemoration of the Power Rangers 25th anniversary and the current season, Super Ninja Steel. In addition, Bandai, through its partnership with Toei Company Ltd., will continue to exploit toy rights for the Super Sentai series, which has enjoyed over 40 years of success, in Japan and select other Asian territories.

UPDATE: Hasbro is the new Master Toy License holder for Power Rangers

Saban Brands and Bandai

SABAN BRANDS AND NICKELODEON ANNOUNCE EXTENSION OF POWER RANGERS BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2021

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Los Angeles, CA – February 12, 2018
 – Saban Brands and Nickelodeon today announced the continuation of their longtime partnership, with Nickelodeon to serve as the official broadcaster for Saban’s Power Rangers television series in the U.S. through 2021.

“Saban’s Power Rangers has been on the air for 25 continuous seasons and we are thrilled to extend our long-standing and collaborative partnership with Nickelodeon through 2021 to continue to deliver action-packed adventures to a new generation of kids,” said Janet Hsu, Chief Executive Officer of Saban Brands. “We are excited for the year ahead and what’s to come for the Power Rangers franchise.”

Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer and President of Consumer Products, Nickelodeon Group added: “Saban Brands has been a leader in kids’ entertainment since its inception and we look forward to continuing our strong relationship by bringing fans more Power Rangers on Nickelodeon in the coming years.”

In 2018, the Power Rangers celebrate 25 continuous years on the air, making it one of the longest running series in television history with nearly 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the franchise celebrates its milestone anniversary year with the 25th season, “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” currently airing on Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S.

The Saban’s Power Rangers television series and subsequent movies, including the 2017 feature film with Lionsgate, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. The TV show airs in 150 markets around the world and is translated into numerous languages. As a top-ranked action brand for decades with more than 150 licensees globally, Saban Brands is commemorating Power Rangers’ landmark 25th year with year-long consumer events, promotions and partnerships.

For more information on Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow the brand on FacebookTwitterInstagramRangerNation.com and YouTube. To watch full episodes go to Nick.com and the Nick app.

About Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the most-watched television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series, currently in its 25thseason, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands acquires, develops and manages a world-class portfolio of entertainment properties. Saban Brands applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, digital, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail in markets worldwide. Saban Brands’ growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, Paul Frank, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia and La Banda, amongst many others. Saban Brands is headquartered in Los Angeles with a global network of offices. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 110

Ranger Liz

It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In the newest installment of our Ranger Nation Spotlight series, hosts Eric and Zach have a conversation with Liz, also known as Ranger Liz. She is creator and host of the Ranger Week In Review YouTube series. She answers your questions like how does she balance being a mom while delivering weekly content? What is it like to work with a Power Rangers actor at a convention table?

We also discuss a ton of news, including: casting call for the next season of Power Rangers, a massive Boom Studios Shattered Grid update, Legacy Zeo toys, newly spotted Legacy figures, Power Rangers Legacy Wars new characters and more!

Gokai Change diapers!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 110 – “Ranger Nation Spotlight – Ranger Liz

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Ranger Command Power Hour Extra Episode 036

It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In our 2nd extra episode this month, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric and Zach comment on our listener’s choice for this episode, Power Rangers in Space, “Dark Specter’s Revenge Parts 1 & 2”. We quickly realize the gaping plot holes, logic leaps and… is in Space actually as good as we remember?

We also discuss the latest news including UK Toy Fair reveals, Power Morphicon Events and Guest announcements, new Imaginext figures, Super Ninja Steel episode descriptions, and an update on the Toys R Us Bankruptcy.

I don’t want to close my eyes, I don’t want to fall asleep…. cuz I don’t want to miss a thing…

Listen now: RCPH Extra Episode 036 : “Rangers Commentary: Dark Specter’s Revenge”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

4 years! Hosts Eric, A.P. and Zach hosted a live 4th Anniversary special episode on YouTube with listeners who joined in. First, we discussed the news such as the upcoming Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel season, Talkin’ Toku, Legacy Wars, SHATTERED GRID, KyuuKyuu Sentai GoGoV upcoming DVD release from Shout! Factory and HYPERFORCE.

Then we answered your questions. Find out: the history of Ranger Command, our future podcast plans, how we have changed as a fandom over the years, how fandom keeps Power Rangers relevant, our favorite toy releases, the deal on interviews, our Anniversary Dream Team of Power Rangers, and more!

We really appreciate all of our listeners for making the past for years something special. Cheers to the 25th Anniversary of Power Rangers and the 4th of RCPH!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 109 – “RCPH 4th Anniversary Special

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Ranger Command Power Hour Extra Episode 035

It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In our newest extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric is joined by his wife Theresa (@thetg17) to talk about what it’s like to be married to a Power Rangers Superfan. What were Theresa’s first impressions of Eric’s collection? Did Eric have any reservations about his fandom? How was Power Rangers introduced into the relationship? Find out these answers and more!

We also discuss the news including Tokunation‘s six year anniversary, Toys R Us bankruptcy update, new Legacy toy sightings and Power Rangers RPM coming to dvd.

The PH stands for Philippines!

Listen now: RCPH Extra Episode 035 : “Ranger Life: I’m Married to a Power Rangers Superfan”

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Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel Premieres January 27th

Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel

It’s time for the 25th Anniversary season of Power Rangers! Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel premieres on January 27th, 2018. The trailer (Source: Power Rangers Now) shows new Megazords, super modes and villains. Below is the official press release from Saban Brands.

SABAN’S POWER RANGERS’ MILESTONE 25th SEASON, “POWER RANGERS SUPER NINJA STEEL,” TO PREMIERE SATURDAY, JAN. 27, AT 12 P.M. (ET/PT) ON NICKELODEON

Los Angeles, CA (January 10, 2018) – Saban Brands today announced “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel,” which marks the global franchise’s milestone 25th season of the series, will premiere on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S. This season will also feature an upcoming special anniversary episode that Power Rangers fans of all ages won’t want to miss.

“With 885 episodes aired and the upcoming premiere of ‘Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel,’ we are extremely proud to launch the iconic series’ anniversary season celebrating 25 powerful years of diversity and teamwork,” said Janet Hsu, CEO of Saban Brands. “In Saban’s Power Rangers’ 25th season, fans should definitely get ready for milestone surprises.”

The premiere episode of “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” will be the 886th episode to air, making it one of the longest-running programs in television history. Created by Haim Saban, the series, and subsequent movies including the 2017 feature film with Lionsgate, follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. The TV show airs in 150 markets around the world and is translated into numerous languages. As a top-ranked action brand for decades with more than 150 licensees globally, Saban Brands will honor this incredible landmark season for the franchise with year-long consumer events, promotions and partnerships.

In “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel,” the heroic teens find themselves face-to-face with an old enemy when they discover Madame Odius is still alive and more determined than ever to steal the Ninja Nexus Prism and revive its powers for her nefarious purposes. Now it’s up to the Rangers, and some unexpected help from new friends, to use the power of teamwork to protect the Prism, defeat Odius and save the world!

Following the premiere of “Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel” on Saturday, Jan. 27, all-new episodes continue Saturdays at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon in the U.S. Episodes from the previous season, Saban’s Power Rangers Ninja Steel,” are currently available on Nickelodeon as well as on the Nick App or Nick.com, and fans can access the full Power Rangers library on Netflix.

For more information on Power Rangers, please visit www.powerrangers.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube.

ABOUT SABAN’S POWER RANGERS
Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who “morph” into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. The feature film with Lionsgate premiered worldwide in March 2017 and the franchise celebrates its 25th Anniversary year in 2018. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) acquires and develops a world-class portfolio of properties in the entertainment and lifestyle sectors. SB applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, media, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail to markets worldwide and consumers of all ages. Saban Brands Entertainment Group (SBEG) develops innovative branded content that resonates with consumers across all media platforms. SBEG’s growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia, La Banda and others in development. Saban Brands Lifestyle Group (SBLG) drives major expansion within the company’s diverse portfolio of fashion and lifestyle properties. SBLG’s portfolio currently includes Paul Frank, Macbeth, Mambo and Piping Hot. SB operates a global network of offices in Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 108

Sean Cw Johnson

It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In this Ranger Nation Interview, Eric and A.P. talk to Sean Cw Johnson, best known in Ranger Nation as Lightspeed Rescue Red Ranger, Carter Grayson. He has starred in numerous television shows such as CSI Miami, JAG, Seventh Heaven, Safe Harbor and more.

We talk about his time on the show, suiting up again for guest appearances in other seasons, conventions and so much more! A huge thanks to all of our listeners who submitted some great questions.

LIGHTSPEED! RESCUE READY!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 108 – “Ranger Nation Interview: Sean Cw Johnson

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