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.
Toei Animation will launch "Dragon Ball Super," the first all-new "Dragon Ball" series to be released in 18 years, for international markets at MIPCOM in October.
Entertainment One Family's new CGI animated series "PJ Masks" will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on Sept. 18, and on France 5 in France later this fall.
Nickelodeon will debut the new live-action comedy series "Game Shakers" Sept. 12, following a pair of 12-year-old girls who become unlikely gaming moguls.
Cartoon Network has launched the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Awards, a competition that gives kids the chance to have their creations shown on the channel.
A new production of "Iftah Ya Simsim," the Arabic version of "Sesame Street," will return to the airwaves following a 25-year break.
Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG-animated series called "Shane the Chef" for its Milkshake strand.
CITV and ITV have picked up 14 new episodes of Novel Entertainment’s "Horrid Henry" for broadcast this fall in the U.K.
Lawless Entertainment has appointed Public Media Distribution to handle the U.S. and Canadian home entertainment for "Adventures in Duckport," which is inspired by Suzy’s Zoo.
In its search for the next generation of talent, Disney XD will look no further than fellow Walt Disney Company subsidiary Maker Studios.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has hired Cynthia Rapp as senior vice president of global creative.
4K Media has inked a deal with Star Cutouts for standees and face masks featuring Yu-Gi-Oh! monsters.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and the LEGO Group are planning a new Simpsons construction set, this time featuring the show's iconic Kwik-E-Mart.
British licensing agency Brands with Influence has signed on to represent two new television brands and finalized a raft of deals for its existing clients.
The European indoor theme park Yumble has opened the doors of a new "Mia and me" attraction, inspired by the Hahn & m4e Productions TV series.
Atlantyca Entertainment has signed a licensing agreement with Nintendo to create video game themes featuring the Geronimo Stilton brand.
Spike is launching a new free-TV channel in the U.K. April 15 that will offer a mix of new British series, U.S. hits like "Breaking Bad" and serve as the official home of the Bellator MMA.
Dentsu Entertainment USA is continuing to grow its TV brand "Little Battlers eXperience" with a second season and new product partners.
DreamWorks' classic children’s character Noddy will return to television with a new series commissioned by France Television, and produced by Gaumont Animation.
Toei Animation has debuted the latest iteration of its successful "Saint Seiya" franchise, "Saint Seiya Soul of Gold," at MIPTV this week in Cannes, France.
Knockout Licensing has made two new additions to the lifestyle program for the Little House on the Prairie brand, based on the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
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