Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Corus Entertainment has partnered with mobile technology company Fingerprint to create a mobile entertainment platform for children ages 2 to 7.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has entered a development agreement for two new preschool series, “Cozy Island” and “Camp Yeti.”
Genius Brands International has named PBS Distribution as the home entertainment (DVD, CD and digital) partner for its Baby Genius library.
ToonBox Entertainment and the Canadian Red Cross have partnered for CRC’s Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention educational program.
Cupcake Digital and Peanuts Worldwide have released “Snoopy’s All-Star Football,” the first app in a new collaboration between the two companies.
Nickelodeon and Toyota have teamed up to create a 3D concept car based on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Pretty Ugly has launched a new line of plush featuring Android-versions of Uglydoll characters, inspired by Google’s operating system.
Aadarsh has appointed Kaynak Holding to represent its Indian educational brand Purple Turtle in Turkey.
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants became the first kids' entertainment brand to be featured in the Basel Castle mini art festival in Miami last weekend.
Paw, Inc. and its licensee Card.com are raising money for kids in need this holiday season with a campaign around their Garfield prepaid credit cards.
The U.K.’s Royal Mail is kicking off 2014 by celebrating some of the most popular children’s shows from the last 60 years with a new stamp issue.
King Features has renewed it agreement with Iron Gut Publishing for limited edition collectible artwork featuring Betty Boop in the U.K.
Mask-arade is working with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, a national campaign in the U.K. to bring The Bard to life for schoolchildren.
Mercis is planning a series of events featuring its character Miffy to promote exercise among kids in the Netherlands.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA and Fisher-Price plan to expand their DC Super Friends Imaginext range to Germany later this year.
Disney Consumer Products has teamed up with several retailers for a collection featuring sweethearts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse just in time for Valentine’s Day.
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