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.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has built a multi-category global licensing program for the final season of “Sons Of Anarchy,” which begins Sept 9.
Digital Giving's charity app "T-Shirt Booth" welcomes a new addition–the hit mobile game "Plants vs. Zombies," in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Viacom International Media Networks has completed its £450 million acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting from Northern & Shell Media Group.
Australian skin care line Cancer Council Sunscreens has unveiled its Peppa Pig Kids SPF 50+ sunscreens.
Anchor Bay Entertainment is planning two new kids' DVDs featuring Zodiak Kids' Tickety Toc and Ludorum's Chuggington brands.
Knockout Licensing has added three new partners for Boo: The World’s Cutest Dog in Japan and Europe.
CBS Consumer Products will represent the merchandising rights for the iconic TV series "MacGyver" on behalf of series creator Lee David Zlotoff.
Discovery Communications and Hasbro will re-brand the jointly owned The Hub Network as Discovery Family Channel.
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
The Tetris Company is partnering with Threshold Entertainment to develop a feature film inspired by the iconic video game "Tetris."
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