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.
Redibra has appointed P&L Global Network as the exclusive licensing agency for Gallina Pintadita for several Latin American countries.
Paramount Pictures has teamed up with IMAX and Google to develop interactive live and online experiences for its upcoming film, Interstellar.
Target has announced a number of new initiatives for the holiday season centered on guest-friendly services–including exclusive products.
Netflix and Guru Studio will produce an original spin-off series based on the preschool hit “Justin Time”– “Justin Time The New Adventures.”
Nottingham Forest has launched a new online encyclopedia for the animation series “Sendokai Champions” to help fans discover all of the secrets of the series.
Overstock.com is planning to launch a new storefront that will rent and sell digital media and offer a video streaming subscription service for its Club O members.
Home entertainment distributor Shout! Factory has launched the new streaming entertainment service Shout! Factory TV.
Google has officially launched the new "YouTube Kids" app, designed to offer children safe and easy access to age-appropriate videos on the Internet platform.
PlayStation has launched an official e-commerce site featuring merchandise and exclusive items for its top games such as "The Last of Us," "Uncharted," "The Order: 1886" and "Killzone."
The Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox are planning to release the first six Star Wars films on Digital HD for the first time.
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