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.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
South Africa’s Sunrise Productions has launched a new children’s mobile game inspired by its non-verbal animated series "Jungle Beat."
DHX Brands is collaborating with Jo Jingles, which develops preschool music and movement classes in the U.K., to create an "In the Night Garden" activity program.
BBC Worldwide is launching "The Sooty Show" in ANZ with the appointment of a regional licensing agent, as well as product and broadcast partners.
Snapper Productions has tapped WDR Media Group to act as "Q Pootle 5's" licensing agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Cartoon Network has launched “Gumball Sky Streaker,” a new mobile app based on the animated family sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball."
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has added six new licensing partners for its series "Little Charmers," produced in partnership with Spin Master.
Brandgenuity is shifting the licensing for Gas Monkey Garage (home to the hit Discovery show “Fast ‘N Loud”) into high gear with the addition of four new partners.
East West Licensing has been appointed as the regional licensing agent for NBCUniversal in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Jim Henson Company’s animated children’s series “Dinosaur Train” has signed a raft of new licensees in key European territories ahead of this year’s BLE.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Lappset to design and build branded activity attractions for its top brands.
The CBeebies show “Mr. Bloom’s Nursery” has penned an agreement with Jumbo Games for puzzles and games, in a deal brokered by Bulldog Licensing.
Saban Brands and Crayola have entered a new global partnership to produce a coloring and activity line of Power Rangers products.
Disney is gearing up for the debut of the TV movie, Descendants, which sees classic characters reimagined for a new audience.
Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média unveiled “Luna Petunia” at MIPCOM this week, an original preschool property inspired by the Cirque du Soleil brand.
Kids' cross-platform network BatteryPOP has finalized its first strategic brand partnerships with Major League Soccer, HarperCollins Children’s and Vevo.
Ink Global introduced two new animation series–“D6” and “Zafari"–and continued to sell its hit series “Masha and The Bear” at MIPCOM this week.
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