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.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Saban Brands has appointed Michael Bayer as its new senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
The Jim Henson Company continues to build both the audience and the licensing program for its series “Dinosaur Train” in Germany.
BBC America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who with the first-ever live simulcast pre-show from the YouTube Space Los Angeles.
The Disney Channel in Germany will transition from a pay-TV service into an advertising-financed, free-to-air channel on January 1, 2014.
Platinum Films’ “Matt Hatter Chronicles” is gaining on-air traction in Northern Europe with two new broadcasters picking up the series.
41 Entertainment has signed a range of new broadcast deals with Disney in Europe and the U.S. for “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.”
Sixteen South is the Claude series of picture books by Alex T. Smith into a new 52 x 11 animated preschool series.
Discovery Communications has teamed up for a line of environmentally friendly pet waste products under the Animal Planet brand.
Dot To Dot Productions has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its productions.
Parenting brand What to Expect has teamed up with Little Airplane Productions to create original television content for young viewers.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced a raft of new sales for its series in France.
Basic Thinking has announced plans for a new apparel collection inspired by Redan Alchemy’s puppet character Sooty.
Sesame Workshop has teamed up with Ape Entertainment to release the first-ever Sesame Street comic book.
The Jim Henson Company has announced a series of new licensees for the children’s series “Dinosaur Train” in Europe.
VIZ Media has become the North American master licensee for the anime series “K.”
MTV Books has released an interactive e-book based on the MTV2 series “Guy Code.”
Nottingham Forest has appointed Planeta Junior to manage the licensing program for its boys’ series “Sendokai Champions.”
Zodiak Kids has launched a new website for its preschool series “Tickety Toc” for kids in the U.K., the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Imira Entertainment has tapped Exim Licensing Group to represent “Lucky Fred” in Latin America.
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