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.
In its search for the next generation of talent, Disney XD will look no further than fellow Walt Disney Company subsidiary Maker Studios.
Swedish media companies Bulls Press and Happy L-Lord have joined forces to develop a new slate of 3D web services and online solutions for Bulls' brand portfolio.
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.
Lionsgate has teamed up Sony DADC's relentlessGENERATOR to launch an official e-commerce destination for the Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black."
Rainbow Studios is expanding its Winx Club franchise with a spin-off series, "Winx Club WOW: World of Winx," that will be available exclusively on Netflix.
The work of best-selling author and illustrator Nancy Tillman will be featured in a number of licensed programs in 2015 in anticipation of her new book launch.
There are a multitude of reasons why a Hasbro/DreamWorks merger makes sense, not only from a financial viewpoint, but also from a practical business and synergistic perspective. Here are 10.
Beer makers poured more than $23 million into YouTube over the past 12 months, aiming to connect with Millennial consumers.
Manchester United has tapped KamaGames as its official social casino games partner.
Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment have jointly teamed with the Singtel to launch a regional over-the-top streaming video service in Asia.
Lawless Entertainment has sold its "Olive the Ostrich" animated series to the "PlayKids" mobile video platform.
Melissa McCarthy and Sunrise Brands have launched an e-commerce site for the actress' eponymous plus-size fashion label.
A+E Networks has signed an online retail partnership with RelentlessGenerator to build storefronts for its top media brands, including A&E, History and Lifetime.
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