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.
Sesame Workshop will make full episodes of “The Furchester Hotel” available on YouTube.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with a wide array of licensees to develop fan-favorite gifts prime for holiday wish lists.
41 Entertainment has appointed Glam as its new licensing and merchandising agent for Germany and other German speaking territories for the “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” TV series.
The Joester Loria Group has added two new partners to the licensing program for the Disney Jr. preschool series, “The Hive.”
Feld Motor Sports and Fox Sports have signed a five-year agreement to broadcast Feld’s motor sports stadium and arena events.
Actress and mother-to-be Jennifer Love Hewitt is working on two babies at the moment–her first child and a new apparel collection.
The MetLife Foundation has committed $20 million over the next five years to Sesame Workshop to teach people about finances worldwide.
Tsumanga Studios is planning a second game app for Rainbow Studios’ girls’ brand Winx Club.
Redan Publishing and Entertainment One are extending their publishing partnership with plans for the first digital Peppa Pig magazine.
Studio 100 and mixtvision Digital have launched the official Maya the Bee game app worldwide in 10 different languages.
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