Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced plans for a new animated film, Moana, which is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2016.
StoryToys and The Eric Carle Studio have released of “My Very Hungry Caterpillar,” the first fully interactive 3D app based on the Eric Carle character.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
KidQuest, the app that provides interactive children’s crafts, experiments and activities, has announced partnerships with four leading children’s brands.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Genius Brands International, creators of the TV series "Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaire's Club," has launched the 4th annual Grow Your Own Business Challenge for kids.
Sewing machine company Brother International Malaysia has launched two special anniversary edition Hello Kitty home sewing machines.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is planning a soccer-themed crossover for The Simpsons in 2014 in conjunction with the FIFA World Cup.
Marvel Entertainment is bringing The Avengers brand into the food and oral health categories in a series of new partnerships.
Disney U.K. and Harrods are planning to launch the Cinderella-inspired Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at the department store later this month.
C3 Entertainment has tapped Bondis Entertainment in Argentina to produce a new live “Three Stooges Stage Show.”
Disney U.K. has teamed up with the pregnancy and parenting website BabyCentre in a yearlong partnership that will feature Winnie the Pooh.
Paws, Inc. has appointed P&L Global Network to serve as the exclusive licensing agency for Garfield for Mexico and Chile.
Git-R-Done Productions, the charitable arm of the Larry the Cable Guy brand, has signed two new food partners for the stand-up comedian.
DHX Media’s “In the Night Garden” is the first brand to be confirmed for the new CBeebies Land area at the Alton Towers Resort in England.
Aardash continues to add to the roster of regional agents for its publishing and educational brand Purple Turtle.
Bare Tree Media, the master digital licensee for Paws Inc.’s Garfield brand, has teamed up with MyBrandEmail to launch a Garfield-branded e-mail service.
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