Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group have seen a flurry of activity for their animated adventure series, "Wild Kratts," including new broadcast and licensing deals.
This holiday season, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends will appear on a line of USPS Forever stamps.
Nerd Corps Entertainment has extended its contract with toy partner Jakks Pacific for the boys’ action property Slugterra.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released a large assortment of new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game products for beginners and veterans.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Global production and distribution company DQE has launched two YouTube channels as part of its new digital media strategy.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
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.
Platinum Films has appointed Haven Licensing to represent its boys’ adventure series, “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in Australia and New Zealand.
Act III Licensing has signed on to represent the classic comedy-horror film, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!.
Studio 100’s CGI-animated series “Maya the Bee” will arrive in the U.K. on Tiny Pop Jan. 6.
Knockout Licensing continues to expand the U.S. licensing program for the hit British drama “Downton Abbey” with two new licensees
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Gramercy Products to create a line of products based on Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl.”
Celebrity and entertainment licensing agency Rights Management International is launching a new lifestyle brand for British reality TV star Sam Faiers.
Nickelodeon has announced plans for a new series called “Breadwinners,” which follows the adventures of two ducks as they operate a bread delivery service.
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