Through the power of storytelling, Herschend Entertainment Studios (HES) creates entertainment brands which positively influence families for the better. Launched in 2016, HES is the media arm of Herschend Enterprises which develops and produces 360 franchises of wholesome entertainment for television, film, licensing and other media. Its current media properties include Chuggington, The Harlem Globetrotters, Splash and Bubbles (in partnership with The Jim Henson Company) and The Keys to the Kingdom.
HES celebrates 1 BILLION VIEWS across Chuggington's YouTube channels! THANK YOU to all our amazing Chuggers for being the most traintastic fans!
Herschend Entertainment Studios’ new pre-school series Chuggington: Tales from the Rails, will make its debut across the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, and Poland via a raft of new broadcasting partners from early 2021.
November 17, 2020
Catch the New Half-Hour Special on DisneyNow or on Disney Junior! Plus, enjoy two new Snow-Wonderful songs for extra Chuggington Cheer!
Chuggington's beloved trio of trainee trains goes full speed to help spread awareness about the importance of rail safety with Union Pacific Railroad and Safe Kids Worldwide during National Rail Safety Week, September 21-27.
The newly launched Chuggington-themed "Rail Safety" campaign features a guided rail safety PSA and targeted outreach to schools through in-school safety folders with a Rail Safety Pledge. A dedicated website features essential rail safety tips, a customizable Rail Safety Pledge, and printable activities for kids, caregivers, and schools, available at Chuggington.com/RailSafety.
September 21, 2020
Complete fun tasks to help Wilson, Koko, Brewster and your other favorite Chuggers get spruced up and Ready to Roll! Repair the Chuggers by hosing them off, buffing out scratches, and installing a fresh headlight! Next, give them a new coat of paint, coloring them however you want! Finally, decorate and accessorize each Chugger by mixing and matching your favorite designs from the world of Chuggington! Honk your horns for the endless and traintastic fun young trainees will experience in this engaging app!
Herschend Entertainment Studios™ ("HES") announced today that season six of their popular children's series, Chuggington, will premiere in the U.S. on Disney Junior in 2020, coinciding with the brand’s 10th anniversary.
December 9, 2019
Herschend Entertainment Studios ("HES") is expanding its leadership team to prepare for the significant 2020 relaunch of the beloved children’s brand, Chuggington and the development of new intellectual property within the Herschend Enterprises (“HE”) family of companies.
September 10, 2019
Herschend Entertainment Studios (HES) announced today that it has acquired the film and television rights for the New York Times best-selling fantasy-adventure book series, The Keys to the Kingdom, from award winning Australian author Garth Nix.
May 29, 2019
Herschend Entertainment Studios to Expand Popular IP Globally through New Content, Live Events, Merchandising and More
December 13, 2018
Initiatives Include Facebook Live Events, All-New Episodes, Music, DVD And Books Based On Popular PBS KIDS Series
June 6, 2018
Get ready for the Summer with Songs from the Hit PBS Kids Series Splash and Bubbles
June 1, 2018