With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
Rovio Entertainment has returned to profitable growth, following a record performance in its games division and the blockbuster release of The Angry Birds Movie in 2016.
Target has partnered with Jacqueline Durran, the costume designer for Disney’s upcoming film Beauty and the Beast, to create a line of children’s apparel based on the movie.
Head Sport has tapped Rebo, a U.K. tennis practice wall manufacturer, to develop and market a range of Head-branded Rebo walls globally.
Mondo TV and Alianzas Producciones have teamed up to co-produce two new seasons of the live teen series “Heidi.”
Italian theme park Leolandia will expand its current “Masha and the Bear” area for the 2017 season with a host of new features.
Comedy Central has joined forces with Superfly and Another Planet Entertainment to launch a multi-format festival experience, titled “Comedy Central Presents Colossal Clusterfest.”
GameCo, in partnership with MGM Interactive, will develop a series of video game gambling machines based on the television series “Vikings” and movie Hang ‘Em High.
CPLG has debuted a series of designer collaborations featuring the Pink Panther as part of the Fashion Comics project.
Pop Warner Little Scholars, the organization known for its youth football, cheer/dance and scholastic programs, has tapped Ignite2X to develop an array of licensed merchandise for the Pop Warner brand.
Studio 100 and m4e have completed the contract regarding Studio 100’s acquisition of the majority interest in the German brand management and media company.
The Indiana Arts Commission has announced that Jim Davis, creator of “Garfield,” is among recipients selected for the Governor’s Arts Awards.
Licensing agency Maurizio Distefano Licensing has brokered three new licensee partnerships on behalf of the animated preschool series “Masha and the Bear.”
The sixth season of “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” created by Hasbro Studios, will debut on Discovery Family with a one-hour special on March 26.
Authentic Brands Group has tapped American Crew, a part of Revlon Professional Brands, for a line of limited edition men’s grooming products featuring the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.
Atlantyca Entertainment has tapped Italian bakery and confectionery company Cerealitalia to produce Geronimo Stilton-branded Easter eggs.
Hasbro, in collaboration with brands featured in the latest Monopoly Empire game, celebrated World Monopoly Day (and the brand’s 81st birthday), March 19.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has signed on publishing partners Scholastic, HarperCollins and Insight Editions to support Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Sesame Workshop has released a new book called The Sesame Effect: The Global Impact of the Longest Street in the World.
Kidz Bop has partnered with Live Nation to add additional summer dates to its “Life of the Party” U.S. tour.
German brand management and media company m4e will take on the comic book adaptation of “Jinnrise,” a new CGI-animated series for kids.
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