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.
Hasbro has teamed with crowdfunding website Indiegogo to find a new face-to-face party game that it will cultivate and bring to market.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has launched O Store, an online retail destination for exclusive OWN and Oprah merchandise alongside lifestyle content.
Abrams Artists Agency has been appointed to represent two YouTube creators–Amy Pham and Danielle Lackey (a.k.a. Panser).
Throwboy has launched pop culture-inspired throw pillows with three YouTube creators–Joey Graceffa, Meghan Camarena (a.k.a. Strawburry17) and Matthew Santoro.
NBCUniversal has agreed to make a $200 million equity investment in the technology-driven global media company BuzzFeed.
Endemol Shine U.K. has acquired a controlling share in the animation company Simon’s Cat.
QVC parent company Liberty Interactive has acquired the e-commerce site Zulily for approximately $2.4 billion.
Less than a year after filing for bankruptcy, teen retailer dELIA*s makes its return this month under the stewardship of Steve Russo, CEO of apparel licensee FAB NY.
NBCUniversal has made a $200 million equity investment in the digital media company Vox Media.
Imira Entertainment has signed a subscription-video-on-demand deal with Hulu.
Netflix and 41 Entertainment have teamed up to create "Kong–King of the Apes," an original animated TV series for kids.
The kids' world Kuboo.com is bringing the classic character Popeye to its online experience in a new deal with Hearst's King Features.
Netflix announced that episodes of the upcoming kids' series "All Hail King Julien," a spin-off of DreamWorks Animations' Madagascar, will be released in installments.
CBS Consumer Products has partnered with Desilu, Too to launch a new official online store for the classic sitcom “I Love Lucy.”
Nickelodeon U.K. has launched a new online experience, Code-It, designed to help kids explore the fundamentals of computer coding.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation are planning a wave of new content inspired by two of the company’s most successful toy lines.
Jakks Pacific has secured the master toy rights for Legendary's film treatment of the video game franchise Warcraft, hitting theaters March 11, 2016.
Fuhu, creator of the kids' Nabi tablet, is signed content deals with Disney and Discovery Communications for its mixed media subscription service Nabi Pass.
The Hollywood Reporter has launched a multi-year partnership with the China's largest Internet service provider Tencent to license its news, articles and videos.
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