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.
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.
Snapper Productions has tapped WDR Media Group to act as "Q Pootle 5's" licensing agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Cartoon Network has launched “Gumball Sky Streaker,” a new mobile app based on the animated family sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball."
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added six new licensing partners for its series "Little Charmers," produced in partnership with Spin Master.
Platinum Films' "Matt Hatter Chronicles" has strengthened its foothold in the Middle East, with a new multi-territory, three-season deal with Cartoon Network.
DHX Media has made a number of sales to broadcasters worldwide of its comedy-drama series "Hank Zipzer" (26 x 30), currently in its second season.
Upper Deck has become the official trading card licensee of both the American Hockey League and the Professional Hockey Players' Association.
Famous Stars and Straps and Fox Consumer Products will produce a limited edition collaboration featuring original artwork from Fox’s TV show “Family Guy.”
Anderson Entertainment has seen a great response to its Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new puppet series from "Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson.
Character Arts has appointed Brands with Influence to manage the merchandise and licensing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the U.K.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has announced the first licensing partners for its new series “Thunderbirds Are Go.”
Toonz Entertainment has acquired the Spainish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment, which specializes in youth programming.
Pukeko Pictures has signed a first look deal with Michael Polis through his Los Angeles-based Atomic Toybox production company.
Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce are powering up the Halloween season with festivities and adventures planned throughout October.
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