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.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
Toei Animation will launch "Dragon Ball Super," the first all-new "Dragon Ball" series to be released in 18 years, for international markets at MIPCOM in October.
Entertainment One Family's new CGI animated series "PJ Masks" will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on Sept. 18, and on France 5 in France later this fall.
Manchester United has announced a new, global partnership with the IT services company HCL Technologies to develop a range of digital initiatives for fans.
Brand & Deliver has created a 30-second animation for the cybersecurity software brand Kaspersky Lab under its partnership with Sony Pictures’ Pixels: The Movie.
Nickelodeon will debut the new live-action comedy series "Game Shakers" Sept. 12, following a pair of 12-year-old girls who become unlikely gaming moguls.
Cartoon Network has launched the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Awards, a competition that gives kids the chance to have their creations shown on the channel.
A new production of "Iftah Ya Simsim," the Arabic version of "Sesame Street," will return to the airwaves following a 25-year break.
Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG-animated series called "Shane the Chef" for its Milkshake strand.
CITV and ITV have picked up 14 new episodes of Novel Entertainment’s "Horrid Henry" for broadcast this fall in the U.K.
Imira Entertainment is launching its multi-screen, multi-language kids' content platform "iMIRAPLAY" on Samsung smart TVs.
Literary agency Prava i Prevodi has been appointed as sub-agent for Roberto Ricci’s young adult fantasy series, The Red Harlequin, in 19 countries.
A new study by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association has revealed the top licensed toy brands among British children.
Scripps Networks International has created a new in-house International Program Sales and Distribution department that will bring new fresh content to MIPCOM.
DC Thomson Consumer Products has announced new developments for its food brand, Maw Broon’s Kitchen, inspired by the matriarch of The Sunday Post weekly comic strip.
Pretty Ugly has tapped Franco Manufacturing to create extensions in the bedding, bath and beach product categories for its Uglydoll brand in North America.
Brandgenuity is shifting the licensing for Gas Monkey Garage (home to the hit Discovery show “Fast ‘N Loud”) into high gear with the addition of four new partners.
This Halloween, Warner Bros. Consumer Products is introducing adult, children and even pet costumes for its top properties.
A&B TV and Bulldog Licensing have inked a deal with Box of Frogs Media to produce a series of interactive app books based on the animated duo Roobarb and Custard.
Crosby Brand Management Group has signed on to represent the Bruce Lee brand as a sub-agent of United Talent Agency in Asia Pacific.
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