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.
Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution has made Netflix the exclusive subscription video-on-demand home of the upcoming TV series, "Gotham."
Firefly Brand Management has added California-based art studio Drizzle Studios as the newest licensee for bubble bath brand Mr. Bubble.
DC Thomson Consumer Products and shoe brand Dr. Martens are extending their partnership with the launch of a fall/winter limited edition The Beano footwear collection.
Technicolor, Nerd Corps Entertainment and A Stark Production have finalized a partnership deal for a new CG-animated series, "The Deep."
Bleacher Creatures is planning a brand-new line of DC Comics plush figures representing the greatest Super Heroes (and Super Villains) in the galaxy.
Iron Man, Captain America and Thor were among the superheroes digitally assembled to escort the "Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes" video game into the U.K. Monday.
The National Basketball Association and Harman International have announced a multi-year marketing and merchandising partnership for a number of the NBA's leagues.
The Weddings and Resorts division of lifestyle brand kathy ireland Worldwide has expanded outside of the U.S. for the first time.
Coolabi's "Poppy Cat" is gearing up for its second season on Sprout in the U.S. with all new episodes.
Epic Rights has signed a number of international licensing agents to represent its roster of clients in specific markets around the globe.
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