An exclusive look at how Disney Consumer Products is leveraging new content to capture a greater share of the lucrative boys’ market worldwide.
Nickelodeon has tapped Jakks Pacific for a line of specialty figures and toys in the U.S. based on "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
Jakks Pacific is planning to add a line of toys to its current range of role-play items featuring existing and upcoming Marvel characters and properties.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
DC Entertainment will mark the 75th anniversary of its Batman character at WonderCon, which is taking place April 18-20 in Anaheim, Calif.
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
Silvergate Media has awarded Grosset & Dunlap (an imprint of Penguin) the North American publishing rights for its preschool brand, Octonauts.
Chi will launch a new range of Miss Universe-branded hairstyling products exclusively at Ulta stores in the U.S. April 22.
LMI has brokered a new deal that will see Gascoigne Designs create reproduction furniture from Highclere Castle, where “Downton Abbey” is filmed.
Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce is making its Irish debut at Smyths Toys Superstores this month in the third stop on the brand’s European retail tour.
Maker Studios’ co-founder and former CEO Danny Zappin has asked a judge to delay a Tuesday vote on the sale of the YouTube network to Disney.
Gifting company Star has signed on to create a new line of products for Studio 100’s Maya the Bee in Italy, in a deal brokered by Planeta Junior Italia.
This year’s “Doctor Who” Christmas special will mark the end of the Eleventh Doctor, as Matt Smith is replaced by Peter Capaldi.
Stan Lee is stepping out of the shadows and onto The Hub Network in the first part of the Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 TV movie trilogy.
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.
PGS Entertainment has completed a number of sales with broadcasters in Latin America at the NATPE market and conference this week.
Saban Brands’ “Julius Jr.,” has been picked up by Discovery Kids Latin America, in a deal that was finalized at NATPE Miami this week.
Anita Gatto has joined Entertainment One Licensing’s pop culture and lifestyle division in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.
Nick Jr. is launching the Step by Step–Explore with Dora campaign this Thursday in Australia and New Zealand.
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