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.
Highlights of the new toy line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were unveiled in an 18-hour "unboxing" event that was broadcast live online from 15 cities around the world.
Ree Drummond, creator of "The Pioneer Woman" blog and Food Network host, has launched a collection of modern country housewares exclusively at Walmart.
Six Flags Over Texas is expanding its Gotham City section with the addition of three new DC Comics-themed rides, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
French television network TF1 Entreprises has hired Marina Narishkin as director of TF1 Licences.
Firefly Consumer Products has been appointed as the exclusive U.S. licensing agent for the A+E series "Orange County Choppers: American Made."
The Hello Kitty museum retrospective "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty," will be on display at the EMP Museum in Seattle, Wash., beginning Nov. 14.
Sept. 9 will mark the inaugural National Care Bears #ShareYourCare Day, developed by Care Bears brand owner American Greetings Properties.
The creators of the PBS Kids series "Peg + Cat," are celebrating the release of the brand's first picture book with two storytelling events in New York City.
Konami is celebrating the second anniversary of its "Star Wars: Force Collection" mobile card battle game by releasing special card packs.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
RRKidz, the company that re-launched "Reading Rainbow" in 2011, has appointed Brand Central to develop its consumer products program.
Niche licensing programs have the power to cultivate brands from the most innocuous of sources.
SCE Group has tapped the licensing and marketing firm Idea Patch to launch a full-scale lifestyle brand inspired by the New York adult nightclub Sin City Cabaret.
Konami Digital Entertainment is reprising its partnership with Kaleidoscope Youth, Family, Millennials for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game After-School Program.
Game developers Halfbrick and Krome Studios have made their first foray into educational apps with "Fruit Ninja Academy: Math Master."
Fathead will create wall graphics for three of the world's most iconic athletes–the NBA’s Michael Jordan, the NHL’s Wayne Gretzky and golfer Tiger Woods.
Shark Branding has been appointed to represent Jillian Michaels, best known for her role as trainer and life coach on NBC's "The Biggest Loser."
The Irish animated series “Puffin Rock” premiered in the U.K. this week on Nick Jr.
Ripple Junction and its Gordos Plush division have developed a new line of premium collectible plush toys featuring characters from The Goonies.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as worldwide representative for television co-production and distribution of Blabla Kids.
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