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January 5, 1990
Margaret Loesch has been named president of Fox Childrens Network, Los Angeles. She previously was president and chief executive of Marvel Productions. The Fox Childrens Network is a cooperative venture of Fox affiliates to supply childrens programming beginning in September.
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May 28, 2013 | By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots. She is also a he. Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant Discovery Communications and toy manufacturer Hasbro Inc. In "SheZow," a 12-year-old boy - named Guy - uses a magic ring to transform himself into a legendary crime fighter. When evil lurks, Guy says, "You go girl!" and becomes SheZow.
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BUSINESS
November 12, 2003 | Sallie Hofmeister
Veteran television executive Margaret Loesch has paired up with former president of Mattel Inc. Bruce Stein to produce entertainment and consumer products for children and families. Their new company, Hatchery, is financed by investors including Peter Guber and Paul Schaeffer of Mandalay Entertainment Group. Loesch was the founding president of Fox Kids Networks Worldwide, which gave News Corp. a beachhead in children's television. She most recently was chief executive of the U.S.
BUSINESS
November 12, 2003 | Sallie Hofmeister
Veteran television executive Margaret Loesch has paired up with former president of Mattel Inc. Bruce Stein to produce entertainment and consumer products for children and families. Their new company, Hatchery, is financed by investors including Peter Guber and Paul Schaeffer of Mandalay Entertainment Group. Loesch was the founding president of Fox Kids Networks Worldwide, which gave News Corp. a beachhead in children's television. She most recently was chief executive of the U.S.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1998 | Sallie Hofmeister
Margaret Loesch, the executive credited with building News Corp.'s child-oriented television business, has signed on as president of the Jim Henson Television Group. Loesch, who left News Corp. in November amid a power struggle with Haim Saban, News Corp.'s half partner in Fox Kids Worldwide, gives the Jim Henson Co. added credibility at a time when independent producers are battling for cable and network time.
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March 15, 1992 | Kathleen Moloney
If you're tired of forking over simoleons for My Little Pony and Smurf figurines, you'll be happy to know that the merchandise mastermind behind many of those cartoon-perpetuated toys has a new line of work. In her six years as president and CEO of Marvel Productions, Margaret Loesch--nicknamed "The Queen of Cartoons"--spent much of her time trolling toy store aisles for ideas for cartoon series. Along the way, Marvel won four Emmys for "Muppet Babies" and brought My Little Pony, Jem, G. I.
BUSINESS
May 28, 2013 | By Joe Flint, Los Angeles Times
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots. She is also a he. Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant Discovery Communications and toy manufacturer Hasbro Inc. In "SheZow," a 12-year-old boy - named Guy - uses a magic ring to transform himself into a legendary crime fighter. When evil lurks, Guy says, "You go girl!" and becomes SheZow.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 19, 1999 | BRIAN LOWRY
She is, arguably, the most successful television executive of the last decade, having led a network to a four-year reign in first place. Yet it's telling, actually, that few people even within the entertainment industry would immediately come up with the name of Margaret Loesch, who served as president of the Fox Kids Network for seven years. In that time, she took the service from a start-up operation to a dominant force in children's TV, which ruled Saturday morning from 1993-97.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1997 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fox Kids Network said Thursday that Margaret Loesch, founding president of the 7-year-old programming block on News Corp.'s Fox network, has resigned. Loesch is given much of the credit for turning Fox Kids into one of the biggest successes in children's television. The move comes at a time of heightened competition for Fox Kids, as ABC and the WB Network challenge Fox's Saturday morning dominance.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 19, 1999 | BRIAN LOWRY
She is, arguably, the most successful television executive of the last decade, having led a network to a four-year reign in first place. Yet it's telling, actually, that few people even within the entertainment industry would immediately come up with the name of Margaret Loesch, who served as president of the Fox Kids Network for seven years. In that time, she took the service from a start-up operation to a dominant force in children's TV, which ruled Saturday morning from 1993-97.
BUSINESS
February 10, 1998 | Sallie Hofmeister
Margaret Loesch, the executive credited with building News Corp.'s child-oriented television business, has signed on as president of the Jim Henson Television Group. Loesch, who left News Corp. in November amid a power struggle with Haim Saban, News Corp.'s half partner in Fox Kids Worldwide, gives the Jim Henson Co. added credibility at a time when independent producers are battling for cable and network time.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1997 | MARLA MATZER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fox Kids Network said Thursday that Margaret Loesch, founding president of the 7-year-old programming block on News Corp.'s Fox network, has resigned. Loesch is given much of the credit for turning Fox Kids into one of the biggest successes in children's television. The move comes at a time of heightened competition for Fox Kids, as ABC and the WB Network challenge Fox's Saturday morning dominance.
MAGAZINE
March 15, 1992 | Kathleen Moloney
If you're tired of forking over simoleons for My Little Pony and Smurf figurines, you'll be happy to know that the merchandise mastermind behind many of those cartoon-perpetuated toys has a new line of work. In her six years as president and CEO of Marvel Productions, Margaret Loesch--nicknamed "The Queen of Cartoons"--spent much of her time trolling toy store aisles for ideas for cartoon series. Along the way, Marvel won four Emmys for "Muppet Babies" and brought My Little Pony, Jem, G. I.
BUSINESS
January 5, 1990
Margaret Loesch has been named president of Fox Childrens Network, Los Angeles. She previously was president and chief executive of Marvel Productions. The Fox Childrens Network is a cooperative venture of Fox affiliates to supply childrens programming beginning in September.
BUSINESS
May 13, 1998 | Sallie Hofmeister
The Jim Henson Co. and Hallmark Entertainment plan to launch the Kermit Channel, a 24-hour pay television network that will draw upon the family and children's programming libraries and production resources of the 50-50 partners. The channel will launch in Asia and Latin America in September and in more locations afterward.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 23, 1994
Victoria Principal, Penny Marshall, Donna Mills and producer Marcy Carsey are among the top female executives, producers, writers and actors who will speak during "Women in Entertainment: Setting Standards and Achieving Goals," a six-session UCLA Extension course coordinated by CBS-TV executive Lucy Johnson and Beverly Hills-based publicist Barbara Meltzer.
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