Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Sesame Workshop and ToyTalk have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore ways to advance literacy learning among preschool-aged children.
China-based Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Company, a developer of animation and toys, has created a North American division–Auldey Toys North America.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with a wide array of licensees to develop fan-favorite gifts prime for holiday wish lists.
Bendon has selected supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum to replace Elle Macpherson as the creative director and face of its flagship Intimates brand.
Spanish pastry company Panrico has teamed up with Nottingham Forest's “Sendokai Champions” to launch a promotional campaign for Bollycao, Panrico’s chocolate brand.
Warner Bros. laid out an aggressive content strategy aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content” at a Time Warner investors meeting Wednesday.
For the fourth year in a row, Nickelodeon has partnered with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia for a SpongeBob SquarePants promotion.
River of Goods is planning a lighting collection inspired by the hit TV series "Downton Abbey," in a deal brokered by Knockout Licensing.
Cartoon Network Enterprises, Steve Jackson Games and USAopoly have launched Munchkin Adventure Time card game.
Saban Brands’ animated TV series “Digimon: Fusion will air on Yep! on ProSieben MAXX in Germany this November.
The Japanese brand Rilakkuma will come to life at FAO Schwarz in New York City Oct. 11 as the brand makes its way to North America.
Cartoon Network has inked a deal with Penguin Young Readers Group to launch a publishing imprint under its name in summer 2015.
Discovery Communications and Hasbro will re-brand the jointly owned The Hub Network as Discovery Family Channel.
Genius Brands International has sold its children's series “Thomas Edison's Secret Lab” and "Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club” to Discovery Kids Asia.
Vidorra Group has signed an agreement with Zinkia Entertainment to manage and expand the preschool brand Pocoyo's licensing program in the U.S. and Canada.
International media organization and IP owner Coolabi Group will showcase its robust roster of brands at BLE this week, and unveil new "Clangers" characters.
DHX Brands has unveiled the new preschool series "Twirlywoos," commissioned by CBeebies and being produced by DHX Media and Ragdoll Productions.
Turner Broadcasting has promoted Pierre Branco as vice president of Southern Europe and Africa and general manager for France, Portugal and Africa.
Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode second season of the new preschool series “Dora and Friends: Into the City!”
Family entertainment company Rainbow celebrated its 20th birthday this year at MIPJunior and MIPCOM, taking place now in Cannes, France.
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