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.
In its search for the next generation of talent, Disney XD will look no further than fellow Walt Disney Company subsidiary Maker Studios.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has hired Cynthia Rapp as senior vice president of global creative.
Ink Global has unveiled a new animated television property, "The Mojicons," inspired by the modern digital world.
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.
PBS Kids has launched its first-ever online world, "Kart Kingdom," featuring a collection of games and collaborative activities for kids ages 6-9.
AT&T U-verse is bringing the Disney subscription-video-on-demand service, Disney Story Central, to TV screens across the country.
Cartoon Network has teamed with Vicious Cycle to develop a new video game based on its original series "Adventure Time."
TF1 Production and Cyber Group Studios have made a number of new sales for the upcoming series "Mini Ninjas" (52x11), based on the Square Enix video game.
To celebrate the return of "Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries" on ABC TV in Australia, ABC Licensing has launched a collection of 1920s-themed gifts and accessories.
Breakthrough Entertainment has started production on season two of the kids’ live-action comedy series “Max & Shred.”
The WWE Studios production company has secured a revolving credit facility worth $35 million with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Hong Kong-based toy company Boti Global has acquired the global license to manufacture toys for the preschool property "Miffy."
Music identification app "Shazam" is expanding its reach through an extensive list of new partnerships with companies including Disney, Target, HarperCollins and Evian.
CJ Products has announced a licensing agreement with Nickelodeon to create Pillow Pets for the animated series “Paw Patrol” and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
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