Hasbro Studios signs exclusive deal with Jeff Kline

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

January 21st 2011 at 10:13AM
Hasbro Studios signs exclusive deal with Jeff Kline

Four-year deal with writer and exec producer is unique in children's TV animation.

Hasbro Studios has secured an overall series development and producing deal with Jeff Kline, the writer and executive producer behind such shows as Transformers: Prime and GI Joe: Renegades.

The four-year agreement is exclusive in children's television animation, said Stephen Davis, Hasbro Studios' president.

Kline has written and produced extensively for prime time, while concurrently developing and showrunning more than a dozen animated series. These include Jackie Chan Adventures, Men In Black: The Series and Dragon Tales.

"Jeff is a truly gifted writer and producer with a phenomenal understanding of our target audience," said Davis. "His track record speaks for itself, as he has consistently delivered high rated shows in all dayparts with great stories and great characters. Transformers: Prime and GI Joe: Renegades are just the beginning of a terrific collaboration."