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.
C3 Entertainment has signed a deal with Star Cutouts for The Three Stooges-branded cutouts and face masks.
ZeptoLab UK and CITV are bringing a series of animated short films based on the game app “Cut the Rope” to TV in the U.K.
Iconix Brand Group has appointed Natasha Fishman as VP of global brand management and marketing for Peanuts Worldwide.
Nickelodeon has teamed up with Sprayground for the graffiti-inspired fashion brand’s first-ever brand collaboration with an animated character.
KFR Creative’s first property, Dude Zombie, has made its product debut through the new licensing marketplace Ship & Duck.
The latest iteration of Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds app brand, “Angry Birds Go!,” launched worldwide Wednesday.
Rainbow launched the first-ever live Winx Club show in Indonesia Thursday, at the Ciputra World shopping mall in the city of Surabaya.
Rovio Entertainment has tapped Merlin Entertainments to create the world’s first Angry Birds 4D experience at the Surrey, England, theme park, Thorpe Park Resort.
Joe DiMaggio LLC has tapped White Coffee for a line of bagged coffee featuring the iconic baseball player.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products U.K. has tapped children’s publisher Curious Fox to launch a series of new titles for its brands.
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