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.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has unveiled its range of MTV headwear with American athletic brand Starter Black Label.
Guru Studio has launched a new app for the preschool series “Justin Time”–“Justin’s Jig Jag Jog.”
Sprout has announced plans to add the new recurring segment “Dial Darryl” to its preschool series, “The Sunny Side Up Show.”
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
Brands with Influence added two new licensees for “Woolly and Tig” at Brand Licensing Europe in October.
Dark Hall Mansion has released this year’s officially licensed Peanuts print inspired by “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.”
Discovery Communications and Nancy Glass Productions have partnered with Game Pill, to launch the official “Tanked” game app.
GalaBingo.com has teamed up with ITV to feature the British soap opera “Coronation Street” in a series of bingo and slots games.
Asda and the Mrs. Brown’s Boys brand broke a Guinness World Record last week, with the unveiling of the biggest onesie in the world.
Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig is continuing to line up partners around the world as it launches a range of merchandise for Latin America.
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