As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
Peanuts Worldwide is partnering with Normaal Animation and Télévisions to create 500 all new animated shorts based on the Peanuts comic strip and characters by Charles M. Schulz.
TVMania U.K. has expanded the role of Monika Albers, who will now oversee all licensing for company’s U.K. division.
Endemol has appointed new senior management in North America.
Sesame Workshop and CBeebies are joining forces for the new children’s series, “The Furchester,” featuring Sesame Street Muppets.
PEI Licensing has tapped Bioworld Merchandising to create accessories inspired by golfing legend Ben Hogan.
Big Tent Entertainment has added four new partners in the U.K., Benelux and France for its character Domo.
The Joester Loria Group has tapped Penguin Young Readers Group as The Hive's new U.S. publishing partner.
LucasArts and Disney Mobile have teamed up with NimbleBit for the cross-over app "Star Wars: Tiny Death Star.”
Grateful Dead Properties has inked a new deal with Rasta Imposta to create Halloween costumes featuring the Grateful Dead.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
Bulldog Licensing, U.K. representative for the Garfield brand, has brokered a new partnership between Paws, Inc. and Aurora World for a range of plush featuring the corpulent cat.
Dark Horse Comics has teamed up with the Hong Kong-based toy company Toy2R for a new range of 5-inch Hellboy figures in its popular Mini-Qee format.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has appointed Rosalind Nowicki as executive vice president of global sales and retail, in a move designed to expand its worldwide strategy.
HSN is celebrating the arrival of spring with the launch of new collections from Christian Siriano, June Ambrose, Padma Lakshmi and Iris Apfel during its upcoming Spring Fashion event.
Marvel Entertainment has teamed up with the e-commerce art site Threadless for a community-designed collection of t-shirts featuring Spider-Man.
Nickelodeon has introduced a full slate of new animated and live-action series for 2013 that will include a Dora the Explorer spin-off and several new educational preschool programs.
Saban Brands has appointed Fisher-Price as the global master toy licensee for the upcoming animated series "Julius Jr."
Sanrio has teamed up with baby brand aden + anais to bring Hello Kitty to a range of sleeping, feeding and bathing products.
Discovery Networks International and Electus International’s new adventure-reality competition series “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls” will air on the Discovery Channel internationally.
Chez Ray Sewell, long-time touring chef for the Grateful Dead, has created a line of coffee inspired by the band.
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