What started as a small TV production business has now grown into one of the world’s largest independent family entertainment companies with a major position in live action and kids’ animation.
Fifth & Pacific Companies has sold Lucky Brand Jeans to an affiliate of Leonard Green & Partners, finalizing its plans to focus on the Kate Spade brand.
Platinum Films has appointed Haven Licensing to represent its boys’ adventure series, “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in Australia and New Zealand.
For the third consecutive year, ESPN Consumer Products and Adidas have teamed up to bring fans an ESPN Bowl Championship apparel collection.
Dimensional Branding Group has appointed Bradford License India as the sub-agent its game app “Temple Run” in India.
Asda and the Mrs. Brown’s Boys brand broke a Guinness World Record last week, with the unveiling of the biggest onesie in the world.
Blokker stores across Benelux are promoting Rainbow’s girls’ property Winx Club with a coloring contest that will run through the end of January.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has partnered to create a new t-shirt line featuring its inductees including Elvis and John Lennon.
Paws, Inc. has appointed P&L Global Network to serve as the exclusive licensing agency for Garfield for Mexico and Chile.
Discovery Communications has teamed up with Pay Dirt Gold to develop a gold panning kit inspired by the Discovery Channel series “Gold Rush.”
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants became the first kids' entertainment brand to be featured in the Basel Castle mini art festival in Miami last weekend.
FremantleMedia has expanded its partnership with MDI Entertainment for branded lottery games in the U.S.
Patricia Hidalgo has joined Turner International as SVP and chief content and creative officer, kids in EMEA.
Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig was named Best Children’s Character at Spain’s Festival Internacional de Comunicación Infantil El Chupete.
SkiLogik has released a limited edition line of Grateful Dead skis featuring artwork by Mariella that use the band’s iconic imagery.
Fox International’s BabyTV channel is expanding its publishing program with deals in Latin America and the U.K. and Ireland.
The first Marvel-produced Hulk series, “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H” is set to make its debut Aug. 11 on Disney XD.
Dream Theatre has facilitated a new partnership between Discovery Networks and ScienceAdda for science events in India.
Imira Entertainment has acquired the distribution rights for several features and series from Acció.
Taco Bell has decided to do away with its kids’ meal and toy offerings at its U.S. restaurants.
Sockshouse and The Cookie Company have joined forces to found the new legwear outfit Footbrands.
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