Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s Power Rangers emPOWER program in the U.K. to launch a fitness guide to help children "power up."
DHX Brands has launched a major U.K. brand awareness initiative to help promote its new In the Night Garden website and app.
FremantleMedia has appointed Samantha Glynne as vice president of branded entertainment in its Digital & Branded Entertainment Division.
Hoho Entertainment is teaming up with Martin Gates Productions and Cloth Cat Animation to develop a new animated TV series based on The Wind in the Willows.
Entertainment One Licensing’s Peppa Pig is stepping onto the printed page with a new magazine from Redan Publishing, as well as a trio of other new licensees.
Nickelodeon has signed on to broadcast “WWE Slam City,” WWE’s kids' animated short-form series, on the NickSports programming block on Nicktoons.
Next Monday, "Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest" returns to PBS Kids, kicking off the ninth season of the series with a week of new episodes.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
Genius Brands International, creators of the TV series "Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaire's Club," has launched the 4th annual Grow Your Own Business Challenge for kids.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
Alton Towers Resort has unveiled additional details of the rides, attractions and characters that will be featured in its new CBeebies Land area.
DHX Media has appointed UYoung Media Group to spearhead a licensing and merchandising campaign in China for “In the Night Garden.”
The finalists were announced today for the British Animation Awards 2014, with licensed properties appearing in almost every category.
Scholastic will publish a holiday children’s picture book by Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey featuring the couples’ twins.
Mask-arade is showcasing a range of new licensed masks at the Nuremberg Toy Fair this week in Germany.
Viacom has formed a program acquisitions group to coordinate the company's activity across its portfolio of domestic media networks.
Dreams has debuted the new HGTV Home sleep collection, which features items for the whole family from pets to parents.
The BBC has acquired a fourth season of Silvergate Media’s preschool show “Octonauts.”
SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a fresh look this year in a new multi-platform franchise strategy called Sonic Boom.
Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Entertainment are teaming up to develop a full-length feature film based on Ubisoft’s Rabbids brand.
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