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.
Ahead of the Asian Animation Summit, Nickelodeon has announced a number of broadcast deals for its animation properties in Asia Pacific.
Nickelodeon has launched the “Nick App” in the U.K. and Ireland, marking the first availability of the app outside of the U.S.
Disney Interactive has released a new web series based on the Disney Parks attraction It’s a Small World, in partnership with Rosetta Stone.
C3 Entertainment is making a push into the TV/film/digital space with the appointment of Pablo Velez Jr. as director of development and production.
Viacom International Media Networks is steadily growing its business and presence in Russia for its MTV and Nickelodeon brands, as well as Paramount Comedy.
The Jim Henson Company has sold “Doozers” to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito network in Asia Pacific.
DHX Media’s “In the Night Garden” is the first brand to be confirmed for the new CBeebies Land area at the Alton Towers Resort in England.
Steve Macallister, formerly of BBC Worldwide, is taking up the position of CEO of Zodiak Rights, following the news that current CEO Matthew Frank is stepping down.
Big Idea Entertainment, a subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation, has tapped Storypanda to bring the Veggiecational book catalog to the iPad.
Starz will debut the new original drama series, "Power," starring rapper 50 Cent exclusively at MIPTV in April.
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