Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
In its search for the next generation of talent, Disney XD will look no further than fellow Walt Disney Company subsidiary Maker Studios.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has hired Cynthia Rapp as senior vice president of global creative.
Ink Global has unveiled a new animated television property, "The Mojicons," inspired by the modern digital world.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
South Africa’s Sunrise Productions has launched a new children’s mobile game inspired by its non-verbal animated series "Jungle Beat."
DHX Brands is collaborating with Jo Jingles, which develops preschool music and movement classes in the U.K., to create an "In the Night Garden" activity program.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
In Hasbro's latest collaboration with Disney, the toy company is planning a line of dolls and accessories based on the upcoming Disney Channel movie Descendants.
Colette in Paris, France, will be the first retail partner to launch Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products' new fashion collection, SpongeBob by Beatrix Ong.
Genius Brands International has partnered with Faircraft's husband and wife creative team to develop songs and music concepts that complement its slate of children’s properties.
Peanuts Worldwide has signed a deal with Mark Feldstein & Associates to develop a range of clocks and nightlights featuring the heritage brand.
FranceTV distribution has made new sales for the classic "Peanuts" TV series and Ubisoft's "Rabbids Invasion" and signed on the handle the distribution for "The Owl & Co."
ITV has given a sneak peek at some of the re-imagined characters in its upcoming series "Thunderbirds Are Go," based on the classic Gerry Anderson brand.
Entertainment One has launched digitally a new, limited edition DVD in the U.S. for its Peppa Pig property–Peppa Pig: Muddy Puddles.
Verizon will add more than 200 hours of original content produced by DreamWorks' YouTube network AwesomenessTV to its U.S. online content service every year.
ITV has acquired Talpa Media, the Dutch entertainment company behind hit formats such as "The Voice," "The Voice Kids" and "Dating In The Dark."
DeAPlaneta Group, parent company of DeAPlaneta Cine and Planeta Junior, has appointed Pío Vernis as its new marketing director.
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