2006 McFARLANE TOYS MEDIA RECAP
We Gave Them Something to Talk About
Friday, December 22, 2006
It's been a banner year here at McFarlane Toys, and we've gotten a lot of media coverage. Todd's projects, in addition to the release of several high-profile action figure lines has kept us in the headlines, right where we like to be! Here is a list of media coverage, and links to some of the highlights of our year.
If you've been paying attention to any holiday gift guide, chances are you've seen our toys topping some of the lists. We've also been lucky enough to get mentions in some of the nation's leading newspapers and magazines.USA Today -- "Comic Con Draws on the Unconventional"
USA Today -- "These Characters Are Toying With Us"
Variety -- "Inside Move: Disney Sailing to Aisle of 'Lost' Toys"
The New York Times -- "Running The Really Big Show: 'Lost' Inc."RADIO
Todd has been busy this year with numerous radio interviews. Some of the highlights include spots on ESPN, Maxim Radio, SIRIUS Satellite Radio's Bubba The Lovesponge Show, Ferrell, and a mention of the king of all media himself, Howard Stern.Bubba The Lovesponge on SIRIUSTELEVISION
Thanks to the launch of our popular line of LOST action figures and Todd's media frenzy, we were able to get spots on a lot of popular TV shows including, Conan O' Brien, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, ESPN, VH1 -- Best Week Ever, CNBC, E!, and Fuse TV's Celebrity Play List featuring the man behind the magic, Todd McFarlane.FUSE TV -- Celebrity Playlist with Todd McFarlane
YouTube -- CNBC "On the Money" McFarlane company profile
ESPN Todd McFarlane interview at San Diego Comic ConWEB
During 2006 we were all over the Internet. From Todd's video for the band Disturbed, to Corpse Bride to Todd's Sports Picks and LOST, Todd and the McFarlane Companies generated a lot of buzz.VH1.com -- "Todd McFarlane To Make Genesis' 'Confusion' Clip Even More Disturbed"
E!online -- "LOST Action Figures Hatched"
Fox Sports -- "Super Bowl XL Predictions Extravaganza"
NBA.com -- "Figuratively Speaking: A Q&A With Todd McFarlane"
AOL.com -- Disturbed "Land of Confusion" video link
ESPN.com -- "A Superhero of Comics and Sports"