As Saban Brands celebrates its fifth anniversary, the company has grown from one iconic franchise to 11 brands and approaching $1 billion in retail sales worldwide.
There has been much discussion and debate about the ever-changing kids’ television and entertainment business over the past few months, and it was evident yet again at last month’s MIPTV.
The orchestra/film concert "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony" will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year with a 20-city U.S. and Canada tour.
Accessories licensee RockLove continues to grow its slate of entertainment brands with new additions including the TV series "Outlander" and Warner Bros.' The Hobbit.
Dentsu Entertainment USA has tapped MarVista Entertainment to handle licensing and distribution of its anime series "Yo-Kai Watch" in Latin America.
Nickelodeon has renewed the live-action daily strip, "Make It Pop," for a second season of 20 episodes.
Free-to-air Brazilian channel TV Cultura has picked up season five and six of Rainbow's "Winx Club."
This month Nickelodeon will launch a host of brand-new "Blaze and the Monster Machines" content across TV, apps and online.
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.
Hoho Rights has made several new international sales for its kids' series "Cloudbabies," "Everybody Loves a Moose" and "Abadas."
Genius Brands International has sold its animated series "Thomas Edison's Secret Lab" to the Da Vinci Learning channel in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Africa.
Zodiak Rights has appointed Gary Woolf to the newly created position of head of digital, business development and insight.
Turner Broadcasting U.K. will launch truTV, a new general entertainment channel available via digital terrestrial free-to-air, in the U.K. this summer.
Zodiak Kids and game developer Cupcake Digital have released a new Tickety Toc app based on the preschool series.
IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television have announced the first series that will be developed under their new first-look co-production agreement–“V-Wars.”
Brand Squared Licensing, a division of communications and marketing firm Peppercomm, has added four new brands to its roster.
Guru Studio’s Justin Time is growing around the globe with a dedicated store launching on CafePress and a new agent in Turkey.
Nutri Ventures Corp. has teamed with seed company Home Farmer to create a line of branded seeds and gardening accessories for kids.
Friendly Family Productions has appointed Metrostar to develop a licensing program for the Little House on the Prairie brand in the U.K. and Ireland
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has partnered with DJ Murphy for an official monthly magazine for the kids’ comedy series “Strange Hill High.”
Ludorom has teamed up with Life Like Touring for the first-ever U.S. stage show, "Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure."
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