Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
The Little Gym International is introducing SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Awesome Birthday Bash parties in partnership with Nickelodeon.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
Ireland's An Post has issued a collectible four-stamp set celebrating video game icons Nintendo’s Mario and SEGA’ s Sonic the Hedgehog.
Rocket Licensing has brokered a deal that will see the Very Hungry Caterpillar featured in an on-pack promotion of Cawston Press fruit juices.
The Freestyle Football Federation has commissioned Northern Creative Studio to create a team of animated characters to promote the fast-growing sport.
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.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed a new deal in the U.S. with Brainstorm for branded kites and glass figurines.
HIT Entertainment has launched the Thomas & Friends Tracks4Thomas U.K. holiday charity campaign, in partnership with Hamleys.
A new collection of Disney villains-inspired beauty products has arrived at Walgreens stores in the U.S.
Coolabi has tapped the publisher Kennedy Enterprises to launch a new standalone Poppy Cat magazine in the U.K.
OutFit7, creator of the app “Talking Tom and Friends,” is calling for idea submissions from the creative industry as it seeks to find and develop its next IP.
American Greetings Properties is reinforcing its Strawberry Shortcake brand positioning in Brazil and Italy with branded seasonal chocolates.
Disney Worldwide Publishing and Lilly Diabetes have teamed up to create digital versions of their custom books for kids with Type 1 Diabetes.
Alton Towers Resort has unveiled additional details of the rides, attractions and characters that will be featured in its new CBeebies Land area.
In conjunction with widened retail distribution in the U.K., RoBel Confectionery will debut a new range of its Tung Toos featuring Hello Kitty.
Feld Entertainment has unveiled details of the storyline for “Marvel Universe Live!” which will feature the most Marvel characters ever in one production.
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