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.
Channel 5’s Milkshake! will broadcast “Wanda and the Alien” starting this month.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has teamed up with Aquarius to create DC Comics-based board games.
Jeffrey D. Dunn has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer of Sesame Workshop.
Entertainment One has partnered with Tumuv to create a Peppa Pig-branded physical activity program for preschoolers in the U.K.
A 50th anniversary collector's edition Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer DVD and Blu-ray will be in stores on Nov. 4.
Cartamundi will launch a two-in-one game inspired by Disney’s hit animated film Frozen later this month.
Innovation First International and Hexbug will launch the new Tony Hawk Circuit Board toy line on shelves across Europe and North America this fall.
U.S. retailer Mattress Firm is collaborating with Disney to promote the upcoming film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Epic Rights has signed on as the global branding, licensing and rights manager for CBGB, the New York music venue synonymous with groundbreaking music.
Anderson Entertainment is launching a Kickstarter campaign tomorrow to raise funding to produce the first new puppet series from the creator of "Thunderbirds" in more than 20 years.
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