With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
Pop culture reigns supreme for Halloween costume inspiration with Duck Dynasty and The Walking Dead zombies topping the list of this year’s favorites.
Rovio Entertainment released the sequel app “Angry Birds Star Wars II” Wednesday alongside a range of interactive figures from Hasbro.
Synergy Licensing has signed the first licensing deal for the new design brand BuzzingBOTS with the mobile app licensee TextPride.
Zodiak Kids has appointed Henrietta Garnett as senior licensing manager.
Big Tent has promoted Sondra Seecharan to manager of creative and product development and added Justina Tang in the role of marketing associate.
Playboy Enterprises will exhibit for the first time at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe as the brand celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Knockout Licensing has added to the roster for “Downton Abbey” in a new deal with Weeks Roses to breed roses inspired by the TV series.
A Hello Kitty airliner, developed by Sanrio and EVA Air, made its U.S. debut Wednesday.
Marvel Entertainment continues to build the licensing program for its 2014 film Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy.
Zodiak Kids has signed a series of new partners for the Mister Maker brand in the U.K.
Summit Entertainment and Planet Hollywood International have teamed up to host The Twilight Forever Fan Experience in New York City.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a soccer-themed crossover for The Simpsons in 2014 in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup.
Wizards of the Coast and game developer DeNA have launched the first-ever Dungeons & Dragons mobile game, “Arena of War.”
The National Basketball Association has renewed its partnership with Under Armour for basketball footwear.
Elvis Presley Enterprises has licensed the King to appear on a new range of greetings and invitations.
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.
Cirrus Fitness has launched a line of branded fitness equipment featuring the colors and logos of universities across the U.S.
The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group has acquired full ownership of the 24-hour preschool network Sprout.
Simon & Schuster has signed a co-publishing partnership with sports icon Derek Jeter.
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