Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced plans for a new animated film, Moana, which is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2016.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
KidQuest, the app that provides interactive children’s crafts, experiments and activities, has announced partnerships with four leading children’s brands.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
Parham Santana recently secured a new deal with Euro Ceramica to bring Turner Classic Movies to the table.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with figurine manufacturer Schleich on a new line of DC Comics figurines.
Domain name business MyBrandEmail has received the kidSAFE Seal.
The National Basketball Association has renewed its partnership with Under Armour for basketball footwear.
41 Entertainment has appointed Glam as its new licensing and merchandising agent for Germany and other German speaking territories for the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” TV series.
Perry Ellis International is expanding its representation of the Callaway Golf brand into Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released the new “LEGO The Lord of the Rings” app.
HIT Entertainment has launched the Thomas & Friends Tracks4Thomas U.K. holiday charity campaign, in partnership with Hamleys.
Children’s entertainment company SLR Productions is celebrating its 10th year this month.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
A group of former Rovio employees have launched the new brand licensing agency, 5th Wave Brands.
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