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.
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.
De Agostini Editore has picked up the exclusive rights to 600 episodes of DreamWorks Animation television content for its DeAKids channel in Italy.
DHX Media signed a string of broadcast deals for its preschool series "Twirlywoos" that will see the show travel to France, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Israel and Canada.
Comedian, actor and TV presenter Alexander Armstrong will host the 2015 Licensing Awards, which will take place Sept. 15 in London.
The U.K.'s Channel 4 has commissioned an animated special based on the popular illustrated children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, published by Walker Books.
Nickelodeon has announced the finalists of its second annual writing program, which offers aspiring TV writers the chance to hone their skills at the kids' network.
Super Bowl XLIX will draw an estimated 184 million viewers this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Giani is debuting its new line of "Great British Bake-Off"-branded appliances this week at Spring Fair in Birmingham, England.
Author Sandra Magsamen has signed five new partners for her eponymous lifestyle brand including the Oprah Winfrey Network and 1-800-Flowers.
New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures has invested in the digital company, BeyondTheStory, which specializes in interactive technology for e-books.
The Jim Henson Company has started production of an all-new fourth season of the animated series "Dinosaur Train."
Sakar International has signed on to create a line of youth electronics for the Peanuts brand and renewed its licensing partnership with Nickelodeon.
The Coop is showcasing its licensed lines at New York Toy Fair including new products for AMC's "The Walking Dead," "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "Halo."
Endemol Shine Brand Partnership Group and the American Girl doll brandhave launched a cross-promotion with the reality competition series "MasterChef Junior."
Dr. Martens has partnered with Cartoon Network for a limited edition range of boots for both adults and children inspired by the network’s animated series "Adventure Time."
In partnership with a number of global producers including DHX Media and FremantleMedia, Netflix is adding five new animated and live-action kids' series.
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