Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
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.
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.
Licensing agency Knockout Licensing has brokered a deal on behalf of the Downton Abbey licensing program with The Republic of Tea.
Yo Gabba Gabba co-creator Scott Schultz is planning a new television and app brand for babies and toddlers–Hi BabyBoo!.
SCS Direct is planning to feature Discovery Communications’ Animal Planet brand in a new collection of its Hatch ‘Em Eggs toys.
BBC Worldwide U.K. has appointed Golden Bear Toys as the master toy partner for the first-ever range of CBeebies toys.
BBC America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who with the first-ever live simulcast pre-show from the YouTube Space Los Angeles.
The Jim Henson Company has secured a raft of new international broadcast and home entertainment agreements.
DHX Media has acquired four children’s channels in Canada, including Family, the most-viewed kids’ channel in the country.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to representat TV rights, licensing and merchandising for Animagic Media Group’s Bug Rangers.
HBO Global Licensing has signed a new partnership with Telltale Games to create an interactive episodic game series based on “Game of Thrones.”
Disney is ramping up its Star Wars efforts with the announcement of “Star Wars Rebels,” a new animated television series.
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