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.
IDW Publishing and Humble Bundle have teamed up to bring more than $270 worth of digital comic books from the Star Trek franchise to fans.
Vince Klaseus will join Universal Pictures as president of the newly created brand development division.
NECA, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, has announced the next lineup of celebrities in The Simpsons 25 of the Greatest Guest Stars program.
Mask-arade has unveiled its latest line of facemasks featuring the characters of "Mrs. Brown's Boys."
Jetpack Distribution will represent TV and licensing rights for Guru Studio’s preschool show “Justin Time” across Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Sports licensing is emerging as a key growth area at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe, as UEFA Euro 2016 joins the roster of speakers on the show’s educational program.
DHX Media has made a number of sales to broadcasters worldwide of its comedy-drama series "Hank Zipzer" (26 x 30), currently in its second season.
PQube and Scarab Entertainment will release "Hello Kitty & Sanrio Friends 3D Racing" on Nintendo 3DS systems this winter in Europe.
Hoho Rights has appointed IVS Group as the new master toy partner for its preschool series "Cloudbabies."
Platinum Films has signed a deal with Cartoon Network to air “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
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