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.
DQ Entertainment has signed a slew of new licensing deals for its kids’ properties including “Jungle Book” and “Peter Pan.”
Studio 100 and Namco Bandai Games are pairing for a new video game based on Studio 100’s Maya the Bee property.
Viacom International Media Networks and Twitter have inked to feature the beauty brand Essence in a Twitter Amplify campaign.
Imira Entertainment has launched a library of five new apps based on its animated series, “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.”
Endemol North America has appointed Will Keenan as president of its new digital video venture Endemol Beyond USA.
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.”
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