Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Toy Fair 2013 : Factory Entertainment's Archer

You read that right. Now you'll be able to give your kids tiny lil Archer action figures so they can pretend to abuse alcohol, gratuitously shoot down enemy agents and slap that booty at the end of a hard day...or in the middle of it...or do all three while on live television meeting the Queen of England. Such is the way of the Archer. Thanks to a tip from, here's the press release...

Factory Entertainment, Inc announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with FX Networks to produce a line of collectibles from its hit animated award-winning comedy series, Archer. Featuring the exploits of ISIS (International Secret Intelligence Service) agent Sterling Archer, voiced by Emmy nominee H. Jon Benjamin, Archer is hilarious adult animation at its best. The fourth season of the show, which premiered on January 17th, delivered stellar ratings and will run on Thursdays at 10pm e/p for 13 weeks on FX.

Factory Entertainment will be offering a wide variety of Archer products across several categories including:

    - Collector Plush including: Sterling Archer, Lana Kane, Baby Seamus and Pam Poovey’s Dolphin Puppet.

    - Shakems Premium Motion Statues – Factory Entertainment’s line of highly detailed, desktop-scaled polystone statues featuring a dynamic motion element and authentic character dialogue including: Lana Kane & Sterling Archer.

    - Action Figures – Detailed collector-oriented action figures starting with Sterling Archer himself!

These and a number of other products are currently in development with a planned release starting in the spring of 2013. Initial prototypes will be unveiled in the Factory Entertainment Booth (#4979) at New York Toy Fair in February.

“We are big fans of the show and so a line of Archer licensed merchandise was a natural fit for us” said Jordan Schwartz, President and CEO of Factory Entertainment. “Its brilliant, edgy humor offers a rich resource of appealing and amusing product ideas” Schwartz continued, “we think Archer fans will be really pleased with what they see!”

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