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.
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.
Six Flags Over Texas is expanding its Gotham City section with the addition of three new DC Comics-themed rides, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
French television network TF1 Entreprises has hired Marina Narishkin as director of TF1 Licences.
Firefly Consumer Products has been appointed as the exclusive U.S. licensing agent for the A+E series "Orange County Choppers: American Made."
The Hello Kitty museum retrospective "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty," will be on display at the EMP Museum in Seattle, Wash., beginning Nov. 14.
Sept. 9 will mark the inaugural National Care Bears #ShareYourCare Day, developed by Care Bears brand owner American Greetings Properties.
The creators of the PBS Kids series "Peg + Cat," are celebrating the release of the brand's first picture book with two storytelling events in New York City.
Konami is celebrating the second anniversary of its "Star Wars: Force Collection" mobile card battle game by releasing special card packs.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
USA Boxing has named Under Armour as its official performance partner in a deal that will see the apparel brand provide head-to-toe apparel and footwear.
IDW Entertainment has announced two wins in the TV space with USA picking up "Brooklyn Animal Control," and SyFy signing on for "Wynonna Earp."
Mattel has partnered with ToyTalk to bring "Thomas & Friends" to life in a new app that uses speech recognition to enable conversations with characters.
Actress Melissa McCarthy will debut her first-ever fashion line–Melissa McCarthy Seven7–on the live content retailer HSN next week.
For the first time ever, Saban's "Power Rangers" participated in the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in England last weekend.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, the parent company of Auldey Toys North America, has bought U17.com, a Chinese digital platform for comics.
Brand & Deliver has created a comprehensive campaign to promote the U.K. release Sony Pictures' Pixels: The Movie, Wednesday.
NBCUniversal has agreed to make a $200 million equity investment in the technology-driven global media company BuzzFeed.
Creation Entertainment and CBS Consumer Products will host the Official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Convention next summer in Las Vegas, Nev.
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