Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide have announced a new long-term partnership that will see AMC take an equity stake in the cable channel BBC America.
CBS Consumer Products has launched a new line of Original Star Trek jewelry from licensee Rocklove.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
Nintendo has released the video game "Pokémon Art Academy" exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.
Fuhu, the creator of the Nabi Android tablet for kids, has released the game app "Karaoke Box" complete with the Disney Karaoke: Frozen song bundle.
U.K. sports brand Extreme's energy drink, Extreme Energy, is now available in more than 3,000 bars and clubs across the U.K.
NASCAR has teamed up with property developer AMP Group USA to open I-Drive NASCAR, a new indoor, high-performance kart racing facility in Orlando, Fla.
The Little Gym International is introducing SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Awesome Birthday Bash parties in partnership with Nickelodeon.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
DHX Brands has launched a major U.K. brand awareness initiative to help promote its new In the Night Garden website and app.
The Carte Blanche Group has signed a major publishing deal for its Tatty Teddy & My Blue Nose Friends brand with Autumn Group.
Studio 100 International, the international licensing and merchandising division of Studio 100 Group, has secured a new licensing agent for the Israel territory.
Silvergate Media is developing a brand-new, live theater show for its preschool adventure property Octonauts, in conjunction with production company Fiery Light.
In a move to increase its scripted business and its Nordic footprint, FremantleMedia has acquired a majority stake in Miso Film.
The National Football League has tapped lifestyle brand Tommy Bahama to create an officially licensed collection of premium apparel.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has added another new licensee as it gears up for the 50th anniversary in 2014.
Sanrio and Sourcebooks have teamed up to create a new personalized children’s book series featuring Hello Kitty.
The Union of European Football Associations has launched the tender process to select licensees for collectibles for several upcoming competitions.
41 Entertainment has signed a range of new broadcast deals with Disney in Europe and the U.S. for “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.”
The WWE and its agent Backstage Licensing are planning a re-launch of the brand in the Italian market, targeted for 2014-2015.
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