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.
The Jim Henson Company has secured a raft of new international broadcast and home entertainment agreements.
DHX Media has acquired four children’s channels in Canada, including Family, the most-viewed kids’ channel in the country.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to representat TV rights, licensing and merchandising for Animagic Media Group’s Bug Rangers.
HBO Global Licensing has signed a new partnership with Telltale Games to create an interactive episodic game series based on “Game of Thrones.”
Disney is ramping up its Star Wars efforts with the announcement of “Star Wars Rebels,” a new animated television series.
DHX Media has signed a deal with SpiritClips for 173 half-hours of content, along with several other gloabl deals with broadcasters for digital rights to its series.
The U.K.’s Royal Mail is kicking off 2014 by celebrating some of the most popular children’s shows from the last 60 years with a new stamp issue.
Hero Ventures has released a rendering and details of the Marvel Experience domed complex that is set to tour the U.S. and Canada beginning this year.
Discovery Communications has signed two new partners to create augmented reality and role play toys for its Discovery Kids brand.
Turkish children’s network Yumurcak TV has picked up the preschool animation series “Niloya,” produced by Bee & Bird Animation Co.
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