Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide have announced a new long-term partnership that will see AMC take an equity stake in the cable channel BBC America.
CBS Consumer Products has launched a new line of Original Star Trek jewelry from licensee Rocklove.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
DHX Brands has launched a major U.K. brand awareness initiative to help promote its new In the Night Garden website and app.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
Hoho Entertainment is teaming up with Martin Gates Productions and Cloth Cat Animation to develop a new animated TV series based on The Wind in the Willows.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Atlantyca Entertainment and So.di.co. have launched a line of children’s beauty products based on Geronimo Stilton.
Warner Bros. has released a The Big Bang Theory-branded edition of the classic “whodunit” board game Clue.
Sesame Workshop presented a slew of new apps at its Digital Playground event Nov. 5 with previews of upcoming and newly released games.
Children’s entertainment company SLR Productions is celebrating its 10th year this month.
Sixteen South is the Claude series of picture books by Alex T. Smith into a new 52 x 11 animated preschool series.
Saban’s Power Rangers are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, with a series of events that will culminate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed with a wide array of licensees to bring fan-favorites home for the holidays.
Disney Junior Asia is the latest broadcaster to pick up Studio 100’s new CGI “Maya the Bee” series.
Entertainment industry executive Rich Frank has joined the board of directors for the child development television network BabyFirst.
FremantleMedia’s Tree Fu Tom was among a group of celebrities and characters who attended a Christmas tea party for 50 children with terminal illnesses.
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