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.
American Greetings Properties is continuing to add to the roster of Strawberry Shortcake licensees in Brazil.
Rovio Entertainment has launched a new learning concept based on the Angry Birds brand and Finnish educational standards.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed two new long-term deals that will bring its Domo character to electronics cases and puzzles.
Lifestyle brand Alex and Ani is planning an exclusive line of expandable wire bangles for all 32 teams in the NFL.
Backstage Licensing has negotiated a month-long promotion with Carrefour in Italy to promote Smurfs 2.
CreaCon Group, creators of the “City of Friends” preschool series, has appointed media executive Harold Sletten as CEO.
Mr. Potato Head has traveled through space and time to take on the persona of Doctor Who’s Eleventh Doctor.
Platinum Films has appointed License Connection to manage licensing for Matt Hatter Chronicles in Benelux after Disney XD picked up the series.
Henson Independent Properties, a division of The Jim Henson Company, has acquired the sseries “Elias: Rescue Team Adventures.”
41 Entertainment and its Iberian agent, BRB Internacional, have added new licensees for Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.
41 Entertainment has appointed Glam as its new licensing and merchandising agent for Germany and other German speaking territories for the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” TV series.
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.
Dot To Dot Productions has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its productions.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has inked a deal with Perry Ellis International to create a line of men’s and women’s apparel.
Kunihiko Tsuji, chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Sanrio, passed away Nov. 19 due to acute heart failure at the age of 61.
Tsumanga Studios is planning a second game app for Rainbow Studios’ girls’ brand Winx Club.
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