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.
Toys ‘R’ Us has added an exclusive range of do-it-yourself accessories designed by actress Victoria Justice to its Totally Me! brand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has tapped Smith & Brooks to produce a range of Matt Hatter-branded outerwear in the U.K.
BBC Worldwide and Legacy Games are bringing 18th century writer Jane Austen into the 21st century with a new PC game.
The Husqvarna Group has appointed Golden Goose as the U.K. licensing agent for its Flymo gardening brand.
Samsung Electronics has announced plans for a new tablet built specifically for kids.
Anuman Interactive is developing a new game app featuring the classic European comic book hero Lucky Luke.
The Tommy Bahama brand will be featured in season two of AMC’s unscripted series “The Pitch.”
The Hallmark Channel will debut a new original movie based on Scholastic’s book series, Dear Dumb Diary, Sept. 6.
“Power Rangers Megaforce” will return to Nickelodeon Sept. 7 followed by the season premiere of the all-new “Digimon Fusion.”
kaboom! Entertainment will release two new DVD gift sets for “Octonauts” and “My Big Big Friend” at Walmart in Canada.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent BondiBand in the EMEA territories for broadcasting, licensing and merchandising.
Zodiak Kids will serve as the French sub-agent for d-rights’ boys’ action property B-Daman Crossfire.
Nickelodeon has ordered 26 episodes of two new animated series and has ordered four live-action pilots.
Giromax has released a new line of collectible Angry Birds stickers in the U.K. and Ireland.
Sesame Workshop and CBeebies are joining forces for the new children’s series, “The Furchester,” featuring Sesame Street Muppets.
Peanuts character Snoopy is traveling across Germany in a series of live events as part of a brand alliance with the aide organization Ein Herz für Kinder.
Paper Island has teamed up with Hemingway Designs for a new collection featuring the John Hinde archive.
Mercis, which owns the Miffy property among others, has appointed CPLG Italy to represent its brands for licensing.
A new exhibition featuring items from the Walt Disney archives opened at the Museum of Science and Industry Wednesday in Chicago, Ill.
Rainbow feted the 10th anniversary of its girls’ franchise Winx Club with a fashion-themed event during BLE in London.
©2013 ADVANSTAR COMMUNICATIONS INC. All rights reserved.