Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced plans for a new animated film, Moana, which is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2016.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
KidQuest, the app that provides interactive children’s crafts, experiments and activities, has announced partnerships with four leading children’s brands.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
Parham Santana recently secured a new deal with Euro Ceramica to bring Turner Classic Movies to the table.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Giromax is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Peppa Pig with a new line of mini Clay Buddies kits.
Threadless has unveiled the winners of its Captain America Design Challenge, held in partnership with Marvel.
Disney Consumer Products has unveiled its new product line for the new Cars brand, Neon.
Nickelodeon is planning a new live awards show–Kids' Choice Sports 2014.
FremantleMedia International has teamed with director and writer Roland Joffé to create a TV series based The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
World-renowned brands such as a Doctor Who, Star Trek and Dr. Seuss will be on display at Licensing Expo 2014.
Saban Brands has partnered with San Francisco’s Center for Childhood Creativity to develop a series of activities for kids.
CBS Consumer Products and The Federation of Beer are planning a new Star Trek-branded beer–Klingon Warnog.
C3 Entertainment licensee RRParks Cards is planning an extensive Three Stooges trading card set.
CBS Consumer Products is introducing merchandising programs for "Under the Dome,” “The Millers” and “Ray Donovan.”
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