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.
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.
Kidrobot is planning to add three new vinyl figures to its "The Simpsons" range this year–Bart Grin, Homer Grin and a second Bart figure.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has launched O Store, an online retail destination for exclusive OWN and Oprah merchandise alongside lifestyle content.
Nintendo is the latest partner signed on to bring the hit Japanese brand "Yo-Kai Watch" to the U.S., with an upcoming video game for its 3DS platform.
Disney Junior has released the new app "Doc McStuffins Pet Vet," inspired by its hit preschool series.
Novelty manufacturer BigMouth has unveiled a series of new licensing deals for products including pool floats, mugs, string lights and more.
The U.K. theme park Thorpe Park Resort will launch a new maze attraction inspired by the ITV series "I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!" on March 27.
Viz Media has been appointed as the North American master merchandise licensee for the sci-fi/horror anime series "Terra Formars."
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has appointed Merchantwise as its new licensing agent in Australia and New Zealand.
Mattel's "Thomas & Friends" is embarking on a world tour as they leave the Island of Sodor to travel the globe in 52 new 3-minute digital shorts that will air on YouTube.
Kindle Entertainment in the U.K., Mediamax in Canada and Toonz Entertainment in India are producing a contemporary re-working of the classic Arabian Nights story.
Nickelodeon will be the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on May 9, which will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400.
4K Media has inked a deal with Star Cutouts for standees and face masks featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! monsters.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and the LEGO Group are planning a new Simpsons construction set, this time featuring the show's iconic Kwik-E-Mart.
British licensing agency Brands with Influence has signed on to represent two new television brands and finalized a raft of deals for its existing clients.
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