As Saban Brands celebrates its fifth anniversary, the company has grown from one iconic franchise to 11 brands and approaching $1 billion in retail sales worldwide.
This August, HIT Entertainment is bringing kids' favorite blue engine and the Island of Sodor to life at the Thomas Land permanent attraction at Edaville USA.
Herb Scannell has decided to step down as president of BBC Worldwide North America, with Ann Sarnoff, currently COO of the division, set to take over the role.
Disney Store has opened the doors of its flagship store in Shanghai, China, which, at 5,000-square-meters, is the largest retail space of any Disney Store in the world.
The terracotta clay hero Morph will return to the small screen on CBBC next month, after more than 15 years away from television screens.
DHX Brands has granted HarperCollins Children’s Books exclusive global publishing rights to its new hit CBeebies show "Twirlywoos."
Turner Broadcasting and Sesame Workshop have launched "Chamki ki Duniya," a new preschool educational series, on Turner’s kids’ channel Pogo in India.
Major League Soccer has partnered with Letv Sports, a digital broadcast platform for sports in China, to offer live coverage of all league matches in the region.
The Irish animated series “Puffin Rock” premiered in the U.K. this week on Nick Jr.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
Sesame Workshop has launched its on-demand video service, “Sesame Street Go,” on the streaming TV platform Roku.
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television have announced the first series that will be developed under their new first-look co-production agreement–“V-Wars.”
Brand Squared Licensing, a division of communications and marketing firm Peppercomm, has added four new brands to its roster.
Guru Studio’s Justin Time is growing around the globe with a dedicated store launching on CafePress and a new agent in Turkey.
Nutri Ventures Corp. has teamed with seed company Home Farmer to create a line of branded seeds and gardening accessories for kids.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Metrostar to develop a licensing program for the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.K. and Ireland
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has partnered with DJ Murphy for an official monthly magazine for the kids’ comedy series “Strange Hill High.”
Ludorom has teamed up with Life Like Touring for the first-ever U.S. stage show, "Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure."
Universal Partnerships & Licensing is broadening its oversight to include consumer products for the NBC network and Sprout globally.
Sixteen South has appointed Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products to represent the Nick Jr. program “Lily’s Driftwood Bay” for licensing.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence is working with key licensees to produce a range of merchandise for the U.K. children’s TV show “Swashbuckle.”
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