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.
The NFL Players Association is joining forces with the Fire Department of New York for a limited edition t-shirt collection to celebrate FDNY's 150-year legacy.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
DHX Brands is collaborating with Jo Jingles, which develops preschool music and movement classes in the U.K., to create an "In the Night Garden" activity program.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
Snapper Productions has tapped WDR Media Group to act as "Q Pootle 5's" licensing agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Irreverent Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be the first-ever cat to be immortalized as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.
Cartoon Network has launched “Gumball Sky Streaker,” a new mobile app based on the animated family sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball."
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
DreamWorks Animation's chief global brand officer Michael Francis will step down from his full-time duties at the company in December and transition to a consulting role.
Margaritaville, the tropical lifestyle brand inspired by the songs and lifestyle of singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett, has enlisted the Joester Loria Group for new food extensions.
DC Thomson’s comic book The Beano has launched its first fully interactive story app "Dennis & Gnasher Adventures."
Licensing industry veteran David Born has launched the new clip licensing firm Born Licensing in Australia.
More than half of all TV viewers (across all platforms) say they are watching a greater variety of TV programming now than in the past.
The latest release in the Kidz Bop series, "Kidz Bop 27," has entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at No. 3 and is No. 1 on the Billboard Children's Chart.
Nickelodeon characters took over Sydney, Australia’s Hyde Park Sunday to host the official Summer Playground in honor of Australia Day.
Henson Independent Properties has concluded a number of broadcast and digital sales for the preschool series "Lily’s Driftwood Bay."
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and the LEGO Group have unveiled their 2015 slate of LEGO video games.
Bare Tree Media will create a range of mobile stickers, virtual goods and a photo app featuring the Australian koala character Smiling Bear.
Women in Toys will recognize Ann Kearns of Sesame Workshop with its Lifetime Achievement Award and Eva Lorenz of Amazon as the Retailer of the Year.
Card.com continues to grow the roster of licenses for its line of pre-paid debit cards in the U.S. with the addition of four of The Jim Henson Company's brands.
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