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The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
Endemol North America has teamed with Vavi Sport & Social to launch the “WipeoutRun” event, a game show-inspired obstacle course, in the U.S. and Canada.
Sports and entertainment company Day 6 Sports Group has teamed with the National Basketball Association to re-launch the game brand Backyard Sports.
Penguin has signed on to develop publishing programs for two preschool series–the upcoming CBeebies show "Hey Duggee" and DHX Brands' "Ella the Elephant."
Nickelodeon has released a number of character-based holiday products in partnership with licensees in the U.K.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa's record label and management company Taylor Gang Entertainment has partnered with Grenco Science for a series of vaporizer products.
Rovio Entertainment’s innovative video distribution model, ToonsTV, which is available within every “Angry Birds” mobile game, has hit 4 billion views.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Mag Brands to produce a range of Sesame Street outerwear for the U.S.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with its licensing partners to support the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy.
The joint venture between 21st Century Fox's Shine Group and Apollo Global Management's Endemol and Core Media Group has launched.
Random House Children’s Books is kicking off the new year with a raft of new titles based on its top children’s characters, TV shows and movies.
Moomin Characters and All Things Commerce have launched a new Moomin site that integrates content and commerce.
Viz Media is giving Xbox users across North America a new way to personalize their avatars with costumes featuring the ninja manga brand Naruto Shippuden.
Poeticgem is planning a new line of women’s apparel that will tap into adult nostalgia for the classic character Miffy.
Ludorum has appointed Jantar Projekt to manage the licensing of its Chuggington preschool brand in Central and Eastern Europe.
IDW Publishing has added Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds to its portfolio and plans to launch a series of comic books for the brand.
In conjunction with widened retail distribution in the U.K., RoBel Confectionery will debut a new range of its Tung Toos featuring Hello Kitty.
Discovery Communications has teamed with pet manufacturer G Mason Group to create a line of Animal Planet-branded pet travel accessories.
Toyota and Walt Disney Studios’ The Muppets have teamed up to promote the new Toyota Highlander and the March 21 feature film premiere of Muppets Most Wanted.
Mask-arade is showcasing a range of new licensed masks at the Nuremberg Toy Fair this week in Germany.
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