Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Konami Digital Entertainment has released a large assortment of new Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game products for beginners and veterans.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Global production and distribution company DQE has launched two YouTube channels as part of its new digital media strategy.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
Corus Entertainment is planning to launch TV Everywhere apps for its kids' channels Treehouse, YTV and Teletoon.
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE have signed a multi-year partnership for home video distribution of WWE programming.
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has entered a development agreement for two new preschool series, “Cozy Island” and “Camp Yeti.”
Genius Brands International has named PBS Distribution as the home entertainment (DVD, CD and digital) partner for its Baby Genius library.
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.
HIT Entertainment and Televisa have expanded their current broadcasting partnership.
An exclusive look at how Disney Consumer Products is leveraging new content to capture a greater share of the lucrative boys’ market worldwide.
McFarlane Toys has unveiled its new toy line based on Ubisoft’s “Rabbids” video game and the Nickelodeon TV Series, “Rabbids Invasion.”
Discovery Communications licensees are showcasing a range of new apparel offerings featuring the network’s top shows at MAGIC.
Atlantyca Entertainment has partnered with the Italian supermarket Penny Market for a seven-week customer loyalty promotion featuring “Geronimo Stilton.”
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