Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide have announced a new long-term partnership that will see AMC take an equity stake in the cable channel BBC America.
CBS Consumer Products has launched a new line of Original Star Trek jewelry from licensee Rocklove.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
Nintendo has released the video game "Pokémon Art Academy" exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.
Fuhu, the creator of the Nabi Android tablet for kids, has released the game app "Karaoke Box" complete with the Disney Karaoke: Frozen song bundle.
U.K. sports brand Extreme's energy drink, Extreme Energy, is now available in more than 3,000 bars and clubs across the U.K.
NASCAR has teamed up with property developer AMP Group USA to open I-Drive NASCAR, a new indoor, high-performance kart racing facility in Orlando, Fla.
The Little Gym International is introducing SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Awesome Birthday Bash parties in partnership with Nickelodeon.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
DHX Brands has launched a major U.K. brand awareness initiative to help promote its new In the Night Garden website and app.
Just Promotions has renewed its contract with Hit Entertainment for Thomas & Friends live events in Australia and New Zealand.
Mask-arade is planning lines of face masks and life-size standees for two more of Britain’s hottest new musical acts.
Licensing agency Knockout Licensing has brokered a deal on behalf of the Downton Abbey licensing program with The Republic of Tea.
WWE Studios and Film Roman are pairing to co-produce a series of animated webisodes.
Spin Master has entered retail with its Tenkai Knights construction range.
China Education Television has tapped Bill Teitelbaum to serve as its U.S. representative for educational media projects in China.
Sprout has announced plans to add the new recurring segment “Dial Darryl” to its preschool series, “The Sunny Side Up Show.”
Nickelodeon and the Changi Airport Group in Singapore have launched a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Christmas experience.
Genius Brands International and A Squared Entertainment have merged to form an IP and multimedia content creation and distribution company.
The Disney Channel in Germany will transition from a pay-TV service into an advertising-financed, free-to-air channel on January 1, 2014.
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