Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
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.
Genius Brands International, creators of the TV series "Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaire's Club," has launched the 4th annual Grow Your Own Business Challenge for kids.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with a wide array of licensees to develop fan-favorite gifts prime for holiday wish lists.
Bendon has selected supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum to replace Elle Macpherson as the creative director and face of its flagship Intimates brand.
Spanish pastry company Panrico has teamed up with Nottingham Forest's “Sendokai Champions” to launch a promotional campaign for Bollycao, Panrico’s chocolate brand.
Warner Bros. laid out an aggressive content strategy aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content” at a Time Warner investors meeting Wednesday.
Comic book publisher IDW Publishing has launched a new division, IDW Entertainment, to develop new television projects based on its catalog of brands.
Just Promotions has renewed its contract with Hit Entertainment for Thomas & Friends live events in Australia and New Zealand.
HBO and Brewery Ommegang are jointly rolling out the third in the line of “Game of Thrones”-inspired beers.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have released the new “LEGO The Lord of the Rings” app.
Nickelodeon has picked up 40 episodes of the game show “Go Viral” (working title) from Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Shine 360 has tapped the travel company Cox & Kings to develop a series of culinary holidays based on the MasterChef brand.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Zodiak Kids has finalized deals with two magazine publishers to produce the first-ever Mister Maker and Tickety Toc stand-alone magazines.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment is pushing Tree Fu Tom this fall and winter with new episodes and a retail campaign in the U.K.
Macy’s is planning an exclusive women’s fashion brand inspired by the Latina actress, recording artist and author Thalía.
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