Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Tomy, the global master toy partner for SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog, has launched the all-new Sonic Boom toy line exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Activision Publishing’s has launched the new side-scrolling action-adventure video game, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze.”
PBS Kids' new line of educational and earth-friendly toys is now available exclusively at Whole Foods Markets in the U.S.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Pavilion Worldwide Group is producing 11 branded casino-based slot machines based on CBS Consumer Products' classic television shows.
Nelvana Enterprises has tapped Cupcake Digital to create a series of apps based on its preschool series “Max & Ruby,” which airs on Nick Jr.
“Transformers Rescue Bots” will return for a third season Saturday on Discovery Family Channel. The series is produced by Hasbro Studios.
Disney Consumer Products has rolled out a robust product range for its upcoming comedy-adventure Big Hero 6, which will debut in theaters Nov. 7.
Manchester United has entered a multi-year partnership with IVC to create a line of branded wellness products in China.
Elvis Presley Enterprises has licensed the King to appear on a new range of greetings and invitations.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is now the exclusive provider of licensed merchandise for ESPN.com and other ESPN e-commerce sites.
BBC America is planning two theatrical screening events of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, “Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor.”
Cirrus Fitness has launched a line of branded fitness equipment featuring the colors and logos of universities across the U.S.
Endemol is investing an initial €30 million into a new global venture to build on its existing digital video operations, Endemol Beyond.
Disney and Forever 21 have launched a new collection of limited-edition women’s apparel inspired by retro Mickey & Co. designs.
Sanrio and jewelry designer Onch Movement are launching a new collaboration today featuring Hello Kitty.
Saban Brands has appointed Michael Bayer as its new senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
Bandai is planning to re-launch the ‘90s virtual pet toy Tamagotchi as a new multi-platform brand with new devices, lifestyle products and animated content.
Grinchmas is returning to Universal Studios Hollywood with “whobilation” throughout the theme park.
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