Margaret Loesch

Executive
Few have dominated children's programming during the past 25 years as much as Margaret Loesch, who, as an executive with ABC, NBC, Hanna-Barbera, Marvel Productions and, finally, as founding president of the Fox ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1945

Filmography

Producer (27)

R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Balderdash 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Benji Off the Leash! 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bear in the Big Blue House 1997 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

BRATS of the Lost Nebula 1987 - 1988, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Family Rules 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

My Little Pony 'n' Friends 1986 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Jim Henson's Muppet Babies 1984 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dungeons & Dragons 1983 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Rude Dog and the Dweebs 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Monster Bed 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Marvel Action Universe 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Fraggle Rock 1987 - 1988 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Little Clowns of Happytown 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Little Wizards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Inhumanoids 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

G.I. Joe 1984 - 1986 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

My Little Pony 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Super Sunday 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Transformers - The Movie 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Going Bananas 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Jem 1985 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Transformers 1984 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Blondie and Dagwood (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Christmas Comes Home to Canaan (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Christmas in Canaan (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Executive (4)

Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 1979 - 1982, 1987 - 1988, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Executive

The Smurfs Christmas Special 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Executive in Charge of Production

The Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Production Executive

Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (TV Show)

Production Executive
Actor (1)

Benji Off the Leash! 2004 (Movie)

News Broadcaster #1 (Actor)

Biography

Few have dominated children's programming during the past 25 years as much as Margaret Loesch, who, as an executive with ABC, NBC, Hanna-Barbera, Marvel Productions and, finally, as founding president of the Fox Children's Network, has developed and/or supervised more than 100 live-action and animated series and specials. In July 1997, Loesch was appointed vice chair of Fox Kids Worldwide, to be in charge of the Fox Kids Network, Saban Entertainment and International Family Entertainment, acquired by News Corporation earlier in the year. Loesch was given the responsibility of developing long-term strategy and opportunities for Fox Kids Worldwide.

Relationships

Curtis John Stimpson

Husband

Curtis John Stimpson Jr

Son
born c. 1988

Margaret Loesch

Mother
died June 11, 1995 at age 78

Rick Loesch

Brother

EDUCATION

University of Southern Mississippi

University of New Orleans

New Orleans , Louisiana
graduate studies

Milestones

2001

Resigned from Hallmark Channel (September)

1998

Hired as president of the newly created Jim Henson TV Group; announced plans to launch the Kermit Channel on cable systems in Asia and Latin America by September

1998

In November, appointed as president and CEO of the Odyssey Channel which planned a relaunch in April 1999; name later changed to Hallmark Channel

1997

Appointed vice chair of Fox Kids Worldwide in July; resigned in November

1990

Named president of Fox Children's Network

1984

Joined Marvel Productions as president and CEO

1979

Named vice president of Hanna-Barbera

1970

Began TV career at ABC; held various production-related positions

Supervised Saturday morning programming at NBC

Bonus Trivia

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Loesch is a breast cancer survivor.

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