Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
Bicycle manufacturer TI Cycles of India has acquired the license for Ridley Bikes Belgium in a deal that covers India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar.
After opening a temporary Hummingmint Café in Copenhagen, which features the newly created fawn character, Sanrio is sending the concept to Japan.
The China Animation Licensing Industry has named Tove Jansson's Moomin brand as one of Top 10 International Brands in China.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Brad Globe will step down from his post as president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a position he has held for more than a decade, in spring 2016.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
runDisney is adding a second series of Star Wars-inspired races to its 2016 lineup, this time featuring the Dark Side.
Bleacher Creatures is adding the WWE wrestling brand to its line of sports plush figures.
The Grateful Dead celebrates 50 years of music, art, culture and licensed products.
This holiday season the TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is celebrating its 50th with a number of activations both on and off the TV screen.
Chinese production house UP Studios has partnered with the Suzhou (located just outside of Shanghai) shopping mall Link City to promote its animated characters BOOMi and Bibop.
Fox Digital Entertainment has tapped Orpheus Interactive to develop "Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect," a mobile game inspired by the TV series.
Sesame Workshop has signed a deal with Jumbo Games to produce children’s puzzles and games for its new preschool series “The Furchester Hotel.”
A customized version of the holiday film The Snowman and The Snowdog has been released on the U.K.’s Emirates Greenwich Peninsula Terminal cable car.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa's record label and management company Taylor Gang Entertainment has partnered with Grenco Science for a series of vaporizer products.
Disney Consumer Products and Hasbro have entered a new strategic merchandising relationship to develop dolls for the Disney Princess and Frozen properties.
HBO's "Game of Thrones" will become the first-ever TV series to be screened in Imax theaters when two episodes from the fourth season are released for one week.
Bloomingdale’s has teamed up with the National Basketball Association to celebrate the 64th NBA All-Star Game with basketball-inspired, in-store shops.
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