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.
41 Entertainment has appointed Glam as its new licensing and merchandising agent for Germany and other German speaking territories for the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” TV series.
Perry Ellis International is expanding its representation of the Callaway Golf brand into Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released the new “LEGO The Lord of the Rings” app.
HIT Entertainment has launched the Thomas & Friends Tracks4Thomas U.K. holiday charity campaign, in partnership with Hamleys.
Children’s entertainment company SLR Productions is celebrating its 10th year this month.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
A group of former Rovio employees have launched the new brand licensing agency, 5th Wave Brands.
American Greetings Properties is continuing to digitize Strawberry Shortcake with the release of three new apps.
Saban’s Power Rangers are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, with a series of events that will culminate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
BBC America’s 50th anniversary special, “Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor,” not only broke ratings records but a Guinness record as well.
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