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[01/12/06 - 12:00 AM]
VH1 Sets Your Inner Child Free!

[via press release from VH1]

VH1 Sets Your Inner Child Free!

VH1 Brings Back Your Favorite Childhood Toys With 'I Love Toys' a New Five-Hour Count Down Event

Premiering Monday-Friday, March 6 - 10 At 9PM* Each Night

The Five-Hour Countdown Will Cover an Array of Toys Including Legos, Mr. Potato Head, Barbie, GI Joe and Candy Land

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 12 -- VH1 proves that you are never too old to love toys with its latest countdown of the 100 most famous toys from your childhood. From board games to dolls to video games and those gadgets you couldn't live without, VH1 will count down the top 100 toys of all time with "I Love Toys, premiering Monday-Friday, March 6 - 10, beginning at 9PM* each night.

From Lego to Mr. Potato Head to Barbie and Candy Land, the offbeat nostalgia show will bring viewers an in depth look at the wonderful world of toys that defined pop culture during their youth. The journey to rank the top 100 toys of all time consisted of online voting, sales, historical significance and longevity. Whether you battled the evil forces of the Decepticons with your Transformers or fought for freedom with GI Joe, this special's got you covered. Do you still sneak a peek through a View Master when you think no one is looking? Settle arguments with your sister over Connect 4? Of course you do!

Each one-hour episode of "I Love Toys" will feature today's top celebrities, musicians, actors and comedians as they count down the toys from 100 to 1. Stars such as Ricky Martin, Rachel Leigh Cook, Darryl McDaniels, French Stewart, Ying Yang Twins, Doug E. Fresh, Scott Ian, Jane Wiedlin, Andy MacDonald, Amanda Bynes, Gilbert Gottfried, Jason Mraz, Joel Stein, Lisa Lisa, Loni Love, Ant, Darius Rucker and Biz Markie. Series regulars Michael Ian Black, Mo Rocca and Rachael Harris are back to lend their hilarious point of view as well, along with The Donnas, Godfrey, Carlos Alazraqui, Ben Lee, Wendy Kaufman, Kel Mitchell, Emme, Debbie Matenopoulos and many more.

The "I Love Toys" panelists will tackle every hard hitting issue you can imagine, such as, what were all those monkeys doing in that barrel? Did you fancy yourself a Van Gogh while playing Pictionary? Could you use your Easy Bake Oven to make Shrinky Dinks? What exactly was inside Stretch Armstrong?

VH1 will take you through the toys that defined your generation, celebrating the good, the weird, and the funny. What toy will grab the coveted number one spot? Will Baby Alive, Dungeons and Dragons, Lite Brite or your Star Wars action figures make the cut? Tune in to VH1 and find out!

For more on "I Love Toys" viewers can go online to http://www.vh1.com. "I Love Toys" is a production of VH1, with Pat Twist serving as Producer and Karla Hidalgo, Michael Hirschorn and Shelly Tatro as Executive Producer for VH1.

*all times are ET/PT

VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with series, specials, live events, exclusive online content and public affairs initiatives. VH1 is available in 87 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, VH Uno and VH1 Country. Connect with VH1 at http://www.VH1.com.

SOURCE VH1
Web Site: http://www.vh1.com





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