HIT Entertainment Ltd.
Formerly called Henson International Television (1983–1989)
Type Subsidiary
Industry Entertainment
Genre Children's programmes
Founded 1983; 34 years ago
Founder Peter Orton
Headquarters *London, England, U.K.*New York City, New York
Number of locations 3
Key people Peter Orton
Production output Television Production, Children's Animation, Production
Services Distribution


Number of employees 188+
Parent Mattel Creations

(Mattel, Inc.)

Divisions *HiT Video
  • Consumers Product[1]
  • Hit ToyCo[2]
  • HiT Movies
Subsidiaries *HIT Entertainment USA Inc.
  • Ludgate 151 Ltd.
  • Hot Animation
  • Entermode Ltd.[1]
  • HIT Entertainment Canada Inc.[3]
  • Pingu BV