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.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
South Africa’s Sunrise Productions has launched a new children’s mobile game inspired by its non-verbal animated series "Jungle Beat."
DHX Brands is collaborating with Jo Jingles, which develops preschool music and movement classes in the U.K., to create an "In the Night Garden" activity program.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
Snapper Productions has tapped WDR Media Group to act as "Q Pootle 5's" licensing agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Cartoon Network has launched “Gumball Sky Streaker,” a new mobile app based on the animated family sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball."
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added six new licensing partners for its series "Little Charmers," produced in partnership with Spin Master.
Sony and Rocket Licensing have teamed with Poeticgem to develop nightwear, underwear and loungewear inspired by “Breaking Bad.”
C3 Entertainment has signed a new deal with Photorealism to produce The Three Stooges fine artwork with world-renowned photorealist artist Doug Bloodworth.
Scripps Networks Interactive has announced plans to launch U.S. home lifestyle channel HGTV in Singapore.
Genius Brands International has tapped Spiral International to launch GBI’s animated TV series across all media in Latin America.
Otter Media, a joint venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T, has purchased a majority stake in the YouTube multi-channel network Fullscreen.
Bandai Namco Games Europe has launched the "Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle" video game for Nintendo 3DS in Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
Platinum Films has signed a deal with Cartoon Network to air “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
Toys 'R' Us will offer a wide range of toys and accessories, including a number of exclusives, for the third season of the Nickelodeon's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
SEGA has announced that its new Sonic the Hedgehog animated series “Sonic Boom” will premiere on Cartoon Network in the U.S. Nov. 8.
Topps and Mantic Games have joined forces to bring Mars Attacks to life as a miniature tabletop war game that will arrive at retail this month.
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