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.
More than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. alone opened at midnight Friday to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens products.
British comedy icon Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) headed to Buckingham Palace Friday to celebrate his 25th anniversary.
Lionsgate is teaming with producers Avi and Ari Arad to adapt Gearbox Software's blockbuster video game "Borderlands" into a tentpole feature film.
In honor of NASCAR's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway returning to Labor Day weekend, the racing brand hosted a throwback-themed event last weekend.
Editions Albert Réné is continuing to grow its heritage character brand Asterix with new content, retail promotions and other activations.
Viva Brand has teamed up with actress Alyssa Milano to transform traditional paper towels into kitchen couture.
Bleacher Creatures has expanded its line of 10-plush Marvel characters with Marvel Universe Series 1.
Actress and entrepreneur Sofia Vergara has launched her second fragrance for women in partnership with Parlux Fragrances.
Highlights of the new toy line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were unveiled in an 18-hour "unboxing" event that was broadcast live online from 15 cities around the world.
Ree Drummond, creator of "The Pioneer Woman" blog and Food Network host, has launched a collection of modern country housewares exclusively at Walmart.
Fashion label Pynkiss Milano has opened a Hello Kitty boutique in the Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Endemol Shine U.K. has added three new digital roles at its multi-channel network ChannelFlip.
Sesame Workshop has launched its on-demand video service, “Sesame Street Go,” on the streaming TV platform Roku.
Planeta Junior, a division of the Planeta/De Agostini group, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year with a slate of new content.
Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo, Maryland, will premiere its new production "Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude" June 19.
Sanrio has partnered with The Mentholatum Company's Softlips Cube 5-in-1 Lip Care to launch a new collection of Hello Kitty lip balms.
HBO Global Licensing has partnered with Insight Collectibles and Insight Editions for several new "Games of Thrones" products.
DHX Media has given the world its first look at the new "Teletubbies" ahead of the show’s return to TV in the U.K. this fall.
Nelvana has been appointed to represent Moose Toys' collectible brand Shopkins in the EMEA for licensing.
AwesomenessTV is continuing to build its consumer product program for its own brand and the brands of its digital stars.
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