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.
The Hub has optioned the rights to a new series based on the KISS x Hello Kitty line of products from Sanrio and the iconic rock band.
41 Entertainment has appointed Plus Licens in Moscow to handle licensing and merchandising activities for its new Pac-Man series in Russia.
Moonscoop has concluded a new broadcast deal for “Chloe’s Closet” to air on Channel 5’s Milkshake! in the U.K. this spring.
Disney Junior Latin America has picked up the interstitial series “The Beet Party,” created by Redrover and ToonBox Entertainment.
HIT Entertainment and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana have greenlit a second season of their preschool series, “Mike the Knight.”
The Jim Henson Company has finalized multiple international sales for “Dinosaur Train” and “Sid the Science Kid.”
BBC America has been awarded an Institutional Peabody in the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards for its “Doctor Who” series.
Discovery Networks has announced plans to launch its female-oriented network TLC in the U.K. and Ireland on April 30.
Zodiak Kids has announced the launch of Marathon Media's new production “Lolirock.”
McFarlane Toys has released a third action figure line for AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”
Planeta Junior is planning to present a full slate of new animated properties at MIPJunior.
Nickelodeon has teamed up with musicianPharrell Williams to release a capsule collection inspired by SpongeBob SquarePants.
German channel KIKA has picked up Animaccord Animation Studios’ “Masha and the Bear.”
Nickelodeon and Spain’s Parque de Atracciones de Madrid are planning to open the first Nickelodeon-branded attraction in Spain.
Marvel Entertainment has launched the first wave of licensed merchandise for the new series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Saban Brands has extended its agreements with Nickelodeon and Bandai through 2016 for the Power Rangers franchise.
9 Story Entertainment has sold its series “Guess How Much I Love You–The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare” to Nickelodeon France.
With more than 20 years in the business, Carl Lumbard is well suited to helm FremantleMedia’s newly aligned Kids & Family Entertainment division.
The Joester Loria Group has tapped Penguin Young Readers Group as The Hive's new U.S. publishing partner.
Planeta Junior Italia has signed with Sicem International for an apparel collection based on the 3D version of the Maya the Bee property.
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