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.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has added a slew of new licensees for its action property Slugterra in Italy, Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Israel and South Africa.
Discovery Enterprises International has rolled out its first Discovery Explore Your World toy range in the U.K. and Ireland.
Madam Events is bringing the BBC Worldwide adaptation of the series “Charlie and Lola” to Kent, England, this December.
Rovio Entertainment will open the new Angry Birds Activity Park Gran Canaria Thursday at the Gran Canaria holiday resort in Puerto Rico.
HBO and Brewery Ommegang are jointly rolling out the third in the line of “Game of Thrones”-inspired beers.
Flying Bark Productions will co-produce the new of “Heidi” television series with France’s Studio 100 Animation.
ZeptoLab UK and CITV are bringing a series of animated short films based on the game app “Cut the Rope” to TV in the U.K.
Me to You, the brand behind Tatty Teddy, has signed up as the charity partner for non-profit Have A Heart’s Live Artist of the Year event.
Cupcake Digital has released its second Strawberry Shortcake app–“Strawberry Shortcake Berryfest Princess.
Actress and mother-to-be Jennifer Love Hewitt is working on two babies at the moment–her first child and a new apparel collection.
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