Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
This holiday season, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends will appear on a line of USPS Forever stamps.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released a large assortment of new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game products for beginners and veterans.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Global production and distribution company DQE has launched two YouTube channels as part of its new digital media strategy.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE have signed a multi-year partnership for home video distribution of WWE programming.
Planeta Junior Italia has signed a new deal with Grabo to create balloons featuring the new 3D version of the TV series “Maya the Bee.”
Space Enterprises preschool series “The Hive” has been picked up by a number of new broadcasters.
CafePress has launched the official online store for Cartoon Network’s animated series “Annoying Orange.”
Sesame Workshop has signed on as an official affiliate of Team USA and the U.S. Olympic Committee for the Sochi Olympics.
Guru Studio has signed a series of home entertainment and music deals for its Emmy-nominated preschool show “Justin Time.”
HSN launched its third exclusive series of guitars from Grammy Award-winning producer and “American Idol” mentor Randy Jackson Sunday.
Zodiak Kids and its master toy partner Vivid Imaginations have tapped Spanish toy company Famosa to bring Tickety Toc toys to Iberia.
HBO Global Licensing and Funko are adding to their line of Game of Thrones figures with a collection of 2.5-inch mini-figures.
The German kids’ channel Super RTL is taking on the licensing and merchandising of several DreamWorks Animations franchises in the region.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added two new U.K. and Ireland licensees for Platinum Films’ boys’ property, Matt Hatter Chronicles.
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