With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
Walls 360 has created a line of on-demand wall graphics for the Nicktoons series, “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Endemol is investing an initial €30 million into a new global venture to build on its existing digital video operations, Endemol Beyond.
The NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group has acquired full ownership of the 24-hour preschool network Sprout.
The Winterthur Museum Garden & Library in Delaware will play host to Downton’s Abbey’s Crawleys, or a least some of their clothes, in 2014 and 2015.
Atlantyca Entertainment’s licensing partner BRB Internacional has inked a new deal with Librodivo for a line of Geronimo Stilton board games.
Imira Entertainment has launched a library of five new apps based on its animated series, “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.”
Children’s entertainment company SLR Productions is celebrating its 10th year this month.
Nickelodeon has picked up 40 episodes of the game show “Go Viral” (working title) from Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Nickelodeon U.K. has picked up Rainbow’s girls’ series “Mia and me” for broadcast in the U.K. and Ireland.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has tapped Smith & Brooks to produce a range of Matt Hatter-branded outerwear in the U.K.
ITV has partnered with University Games for a range based on Platinum Films’ boys’ property, Matt Hatter Chronicles.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide licensing representative for the reality TV series, “American Trucker.”
Felix the Cat Creations has appointed Kaynak Licensing Company to represent the silent film era cartoon character in Turkey.
Aadarsh has been tapped to represent the Swedish TV series “Heroes of the City” in India for merchandising and publishing.
Twin Cities Public Television has received a $2.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a third season of the PBS show, “SciGirls.”
kaboom! Entertainment is bringing Echo Media’s "Toopy and Binoo” and Brain Power Studio’s “Fuzzy Tales” to DVD later this year.
FunnyFlux Entertainment in South Korea, QianQi Animation in China and Little Airplane Productions in the U.S. have teamed up to debut “Super Wings!.”
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment continues to makes waves on the small screen.
Penguin, itself a classic brand, is at Brand Licensing Europe with three new television additions to several of the great literary classics that have helped it maintain its iconic status in the world of children’s literature.
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