Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Activision Publishing’s has launched the new side-scrolling action-adventure video game, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze.”
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Pavilion Worldwide Group is producing 11 branded casino-based slot machines based on CBS Consumer Products' classic television shows.
Nelvana Enterprises has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a series of apps based on its preschool series “Max & Ruby,” which airs on Nick Jr.
“Transformers Rescue Bots” will return for a third season Saturday on Discovery Family Channel. The series is produced by Hasbro Studios.
Disney Consumer Products has rolled out a robust product range for its upcoming comedy-adventure Big Hero 6, which will debut in theaters Nov. 7.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
The National Basketball Association has paired with Society43 for a ranged of sunglasses individually designed for each of the 30 NBA teams.
V&S Entertainment has announced a new deal with Edicolandia Junior in Italy for novelty items featuring “Everything’s Rosie.”
Crocs is the newest licensee for Boo–The World’s Cutest Dog, in a new deal brokered by Knockout Licensing.
Disney Store U.K.’s annual Share in the Magic charity campaign launched Wednesday with an event at the London’s Oxford Street location.
Imira Entertainment has launched a library of five new apps based on its animated series, “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.”
King Features, worldwide licensor of Betty Boop and Popeye, has appointed Tycoon Group as its agent in Latin and Central America.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Natasha Fishman as VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide.
The U.S. Postal Service has released a limited edition stamp collection featuring Harry Potter, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Disney Store is getting a jump-start on Black Friday shopping with the launch of its Magical Week Sale beginning today.
Cartoon Network has started production on the first Asia Pacific-made series developed for global distribution.
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