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NFL Players Inc. has released its first-ever Rising 50 list, which identifies the next crop of NFL players poised to break out and rank among top sellers of licensed merchandise.
Clipper Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with production company Notional to create a collection of kitchen products inspired by the cooking competition series "Chopped."
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with Hot Topic for an all-new Valentine’s Day apparel collection inspired by the DC Comics villainess, Harley Quinn.
Disguise has renewed its agreement with Disney Consumer Products for Halloween costumes and accessories based on top Disney properties.
U.K. licensing executives Anthony Temple (Rainbow Designs), Alicia Davenport (DRi) and Stephen Gould (CPLG) have organized a Miffy & Friends Charity Cycling Challenge.
Animation company Toonz Entertainment is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, New Zealand.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has sold more than 68 hours of programming to the SVOD service Amazon Prime Instant Video U.K.
Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment International are combining their PlayStationNetwork and Sony Entertainment Network platforms.
The Asian media company CJ E&M has created a new animation business division, and simultaneously launched the animated TV series "Robot Trains RT."
TAT Productions and Master Films’ "The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue!" is continuing its global safari with new broadcast deals in several Asian territories.
Anita Gatto has joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.
Knockout Licensing has appointed four new sub-agents for social media canine celebrity Boo–The World’s Cutest Dog.
Licensing agency Brandberry has tapped Bare Tree Media to create a range of branded virtual goods and mobile apps for its portfolio.
Turner Broadcasting has announced a series of expansions and strategic changes to Cartoon Network and Boomerang.
Knockout Licensing has added two new licensees for Guru Studio’s animated preschool series “Justin Time”–CafePress and LeapFrog.
Metrostar Media, the U.K. agent for Lawless Entertainment’s Suzy’s Zoo brand, has added two new licensees.
DreamWorks Animation’s CEO and director Jeffrey Katzenberg is slated to give the opening keynote address on the first day of Licensing Expo, June 17.
Since the 1990s, The LEGO Group has also focused on building its licensed toy categories brick by brick.
Kaynak Licensing Company has tapped Play And Learn Toys to develop a line based on the “Niloya” TV series in Turkey.
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled plans for a new Angry Birds extension based on the pink female character Stella.
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