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.
Toei Animation will launch "Dragon Ball Super," the first all-new "Dragon Ball" series to be released in 18 years, for international markets at MIPCOM in October.
Entertainment One Family's new CGI animated series "PJ Masks" will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on Sept. 18, and on France 5 in France later this fall.
Nickelodeon will debut the new live-action comedy series "Game Shakers" Sept. 12, following a pair of 12-year-old girls who become unlikely gaming moguls.
Cartoon Network has launched the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Awards, a competition that gives kids the chance to have their creations shown on the channel.
A new production of "Iftah Ya Simsim," the Arabic version of "Sesame Street," will return to the airwaves following a 25-year break.
Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG-animated series called "Shane the Chef" for its Milkshake strand.
CITV and ITV have picked up 14 new episodes of Novel Entertainment’s "Horrid Henry" for broadcast this fall in the U.K.
Lawless Entertainment has appointed Public Media Distribution to handle the U.S. and Canadian home entertainment for "Adventures in Duckport," which is inspired by Suzy’s Zoo.
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.
Genius Brands International will launch the recreated Baby Genius brand at retail later this year, complete with two new licensees–Zak Designs and Manhattan Toy.
Studio 100 International is focusing on expanding its Maya the Bee brand this week at U.K. Toy Fair in London.
Fans, fashionistas and memorabilia collectors can now take home an authentic piece of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," which ended its five-year run in November.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has sold more than 68 hours of programming to the SVOD service Amazon Prime Instant Video U.K.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions has greenlit its first network TV series to Litton Entertainment for the Saturday morning programming block on The CW.
The NBA has expanded its relationship with Chinese Internet provider Tencent to create the league’s largest international digital partnership.
Saban Brands has appointed Shannon Smith and promoted Tim Quinlan to the role of vice presidents of business and legal affairs.
The winner of the fourth season of Lifetime's "Project Runway All Stars" has created a fashion line for e-commerce and home shopping retailer QVC.
Jazwares has debuted its 2015 toy portfolio at New York Toy Fair, with a diverse range of products including items for its newest licenses–Peppa Pig and "Terraria."
Saban Brands has unveiled a lineup of new soft goods licensees for its Power Rangers franchise in North America and also signed two new toy partners.
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