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.
Endemol has appointed new senior management in North America.
Sesame Workshop and CBeebies are joining forces for the new children’s series, “The Furchester,” featuring Sesame Street Muppets.
The Joester Loria Group has tapped Penguin Young Readers Group as The Hive's new U.S. publishing partner.
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment have named Wicked Cool Toys as master toy licensee for "Wild Kratts.”
Outfit7 is developing a TV series based on its Talking Tom and Talking Friends app properties.
Disney XD Canada is readying for the world premiere of its first-ever original movie, the zombie thriller Bunks.
Production has begun on Sprout’s new original series “Floogals.”
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has increased the European reach of its preschool series “Tree Fu Tom.”
Entertainment One Family has secured a host of new broadcast deals across Central Eastern Europe.
Cake has sold season one of Coolabi’s “Poppy Cat” to the kids’ channel KiKA for all German-speaking territories.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named exclusive licensing agency for the animated series “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
Mind Candy will support the charity BBC Children in Need with a series of cross-promotional activities in the U.K.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has unveiled its range of MTV headwear with American athletic brand Starter Black Label.
Guru Studio has launched a new app for the preschool series “Justin Time”–“Justin’s Jig Jag Jog.”
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has added another new licensee as it gears up for the 50th anniversary in 2014.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
The Jim Henson Company continues to build both the audience and the licensing program for its series “Dinosaur Train” in Germany.
Ahead of the Asian Animation Summit, Nickelodeon has announced a number of broadcast deals for its animation properties in Asia Pacific.
Nickelodeon has launched the “Nick App” in the U.K. and Ireland, marking the first availability of the app outside of the U.S.
Disney Interactive has released a new web series based on the Disney Parks attraction It’s a Small World, in partnership with Rosetta Stone.
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