With an aggressive new growth strategy, NFLPI is looking to score big in brand licensing as it looks beyond traditional products to drive retail sales.
Zodiak Kids has partnered with Live Nation to develop a live theater show for the Mister Maker brand that will tour Australia and New Zealand.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Lappset to design and build branded activity attractions for its top brands.
Famous Stars and Straps and Fox Consumer Products will produce a limited edition collaboration featuring original artwork from Fox’s TV show “Family Guy.”
Viz Media has acquired TV, DVD/Bluray, video-on-demand and merchandising rights to the TV series “Terraformars” for Europe.
Netflix and 41 Entertainment have teamed up to create "Kong–King of the Apes," an original animated TV series for kids.
Zodiak Kids has sold Novel Entertainment’s animated children’s TV series “Horrid Henry” to Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific.
Broadcasters in Finland are cozying up to Nickelodeon’s kids’ content.
Kabillion has finalized a deal with Premavision/Clokey Productions to air the iconic series “Gumby” on both is video-on-demand platform and YouTube Channel.
Lionsgate has entered into an agreement with Saban Brands to acquire the home entertainment distribution rights to “Julius Jr..”
Cartoon Network has started production on the first Asia Pacific-made series developed for global distribution.
Despite the conclusion of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary, licensees in Australia and New Zealand are continuing the celebration.
WWE has made a trio of promotions to guide the company through a series of strategic growth initiatives.
Blokker stores across Benelux are promoting Rainbow’s girls’ property Winx Club with a coloring contest that will run through the end of January.
Sesame Workshop has partnered with Redan Publishing to launch the new Fun To Learn Sesame Street magazine.
PBS Kids has ordered 26 additional episodes of Scholastic Media’s Emmy award-winning children’s series “WordGirl.”
The U.K.’s Royal Mail is kicking off 2014 by celebrating some of the most popular children’s shows from the last 60 years with a new stamp issue.
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.
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