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.
The NFL Players Association is joining forces with the Fire Department of New York for a limited edition t-shirt collection to celebrate FDNY's 150-year legacy.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
DHX Brands is collaborating with Jo Jingles, which develops preschool music and movement classes in the U.K., to create an "In the Night Garden" activity program.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
Snapper Productions has tapped WDR Media Group to act as "Q Pootle 5's" licensing agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Irreverent Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be the first-ever cat to be immortalized as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.
Cartoon Network has launched “Gumball Sky Streaker,” a new mobile app based on the animated family sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball."
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
DreamWorks Animation's chief global brand officer Michael Francis will step down from his full-time duties at the company in December and transition to a consulting role.
Margaritaville, the tropical lifestyle brand inspired by the songs and lifestyle of singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett, has enlisted the Joester Loria Group for new food extensions.
Cartamundi has announced the debut of three new Shuffle games: Disney's Frozen, Pixar Cars and a Monopoly Deal Disney Edition.
Nickelodeon and Toyota have teamed up to create a 3D concept car based on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Sony Computer Entertainment America has launched the first dedicated webstore for its game studio Naughty Dog at Shop.NaughtyDog.com.
Activision Publishing is spreading Skylanders cheer this season with the debut of a special holiday character, a balloon in the Macy’s Parade and new products.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Cookies United to create a line of decorated cookies and cookie kits based on the upcoming Minions movie.
Nottingham Forest has launched a new online encyclopedia for the animation series “Sendokai Champions” to help fans discover all of the secrets of the series.
Televix Entertainment has signed on to distribute Platinum Films' animated TV series "Matt Hatter Chronicles" in Latin America.
Perry Ellis International has tapped Delta Galil Industries to design and distribute a line of Ben Hogan-branded socks.
Entertainment One’s preschool series “Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom” is continuing to expand its licensing program in Australia with a full roster of partners on board.
Kids' brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, Boomerang, will re-launch in several key markets in Asia on Jan. 1.
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