Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
The LEGO Group has partnered with Disguise to create children’s Halloween costumes, role play items and accessories based on LEGO characters.
After opening a temporary Hummingmint Café in Copenhagen, which features the newly created fawn character, Sanrio is sending the concept to Japan.
The China Animation Licensing Industry has named Tove Jansson's Moomin brand as one of Top 10 International Brands in China.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
Irreverent Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be the first-ever cat to be immortalized as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.
Kidrobot is planning to add three new vinyl figures to its "The Simpsons" range this year–Bart Grin, Homer Grin and a second Bart figure.
Disney Interactive has partnered with Gameloft for "Disney Magic Kingdoms," which will let players build their own theme park.
King Features has brokered a deal on behalf of its classic character brand Betty Boop that will bring the starlet to Korea to promote a range of cosmetics.
DreamWorks' classic children’s character Noddy will return to television with a new series commissioned by France Television, and produced by Gaumont Animation.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment have announced this year’s inductees into the Superman Hall of Heroes.
California-based designer Chan Luu has unveiled two new jewelry lines inspired by Disney's Frozen and classic Cinderella.
Authentic Brands Group has partnered with the Estate of Michael Jackson to build new endorsements and consumer products for The King of Pop's brand.
The orchestra/film concert "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony" will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year with a 20-city U.S. and Canada tour.
Konami Digital Entertainment is reprising its partnership with Kaleidoscope Youth, Family, Millennials for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game After-School Program.
VIZ Media is bringing the seventh Naruto Shippuden film, The Last: Naruto The Movie, to Latin America this weekend.
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added five new softline licensees to its growing roster of “Little Charmers” partners.
Hong Kong-based toy company Boti Global has acquired the global license to manufacture toys for the preschool property "Miffy."
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of "Thomas & Friends," Mattel and the mobile platform Speakaboos will offer free interactive stories for Android devices.
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