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.
On Thursday, Penguin Young Readers will kick off The Very Big Wiggle Tour, a month-long national campaign to celebrate Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
DeAPlaneta Group, parent company of DeAPlaneta Cine and Planeta Junior, has appointed Pío Vernis as its new marketing director.
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix have unveiled plans for new original series based on the Dragons franchise.
“Talking Tom and Friends,” the new series based on the "Talking Tom and Friends" app franchise, will premiere today on the brand’s YouTube channel.
Game developers Halfbrick and Krome Studios have made their first foray into educational apps with "Fruit Ninja Academy: Math Master."
Netflix will premiere four new shows: “Kulipari: An Army of Frogs” and “Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and Jane,” “Cirque du Soleil-Luna Petunia” and “Puffin Rock.”
Cartoon Network has launched Imagination Studios in the EMEA, an online destination designed to inspire and celebrate the imagination and creativity of kids.
As part of her 60th birthday, creators of children's book character Miffy marked the occasion with the launch of www.miffyshop.co.uk.
Rainbow has signed a deal with the Southeast Asia Internet TV service iflix to broadcast four of its biggest series.
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