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.
Cartoon Network has launched LEGO Game Creator, an online application that allows kids to build their own games or play games created by other players.
Bright Star Characters has appointed Just Licensing Australia to represent its Popcorn the Bear brand for licensing in Australia and New Zealand.
A&B TV and Bulldog Licensing have inked a deal with Box of Frogs Media to produce a series of interactive app books based on the animated duo Roobarb and Custard.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence has taken on two new brands–The Enid Blyton Estate, which is owned by Hachette U.K., and the CBBC star Hacker T Dog.
SEGA has announced that its new Sonic the Hedgehog animated series “Sonic Boom” will premiere on Cartoon Network in the U.S. Nov. 8.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has released details of three major cobranding collaborations for its iconic entertainment brands.
Flair and Disney got the highest deliveries ever reported for a Twitter party for a children’s product, reaching more than 1.8 million unique accounts.
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.
Nickelodeon and Put Me in the Story have teamed up to develop customized children’s books starring Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.
To support the multi-platform launch of Sonic the Hedgehog's new iteration, Sonic Boom, SEGA of America has lined up a robust group of partners.
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