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.
More than 3,000 retail locations in the U.S. alone opened at midnight Friday to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens products.
British comedy icon Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) headed to Buckingham Palace Friday to celebrate his 25th anniversary.
Lionsgate is teaming with producers Avi and Ari Arad to adapt Gearbox Software's blockbuster video game "Borderlands" into a tentpole feature film.
In honor of NASCAR's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway returning to Labor Day weekend, the racing brand hosted a throwback-themed event last weekend.
Editions Albert Réné is continuing to grow its heritage character brand Asterix with new content, retail promotions and other activations.
Viva Brand has teamed up with actress Alyssa Milano to transform traditional paper towels into kitchen couture.
Bleacher Creatures has expanded its line of 10-plush Marvel characters with Marvel Universe Series 1.
Actress and entrepreneur Sofia Vergara has launched her second fragrance for women in partnership with Parlux Fragrances.
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.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Antares Licensing to spearhead worldwide licensing efforts for its live-action kids' comedy "Max and Shred."
Toei Animation has started production on the first new "Dragon Ball" television series in 18 years, "Dragon Ball Super."
Percy3D’s PercyVites has hired Joshua Levy as vice president of sales and marketing.
Iconic New York City social club Max’s Kansas City has appointed the Artist Legacy Group as its global licensing representative.
This month Nickelodeon will launch a host of brand-new "Blaze and the Monster Machines" content across TV, apps and online.
The New York Times Company has named Dorothea Herrey as senior vice president for of its event business, NYT Live.
Magic Light Pictures has made a number of new additions to the Gruffalo food licensing program.
PercyVites has added two new brands to its roster of characters for digital party products–Nelvana Enterprises' “Max & Ruby” and Feld Entertainment's Monster Jam.
Genius Brands International has appointed Wicked Cool Toys as the master toy partner for its original animated series on PBS, “Thomas Edison's Secret Lab.”
The Coolabi Group has signed a number of new licensing deals for the new preschool series “Clangers.”
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