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Imira Entertainment has taken worldwide distribution rights (excluding Austria and China) for the live-action series "Austrian Tom Turbo" (188 x 26).
Discovery Consumer Products has renewed its longstanding direct-to-retail partnership with Toys 'R' Us U.S. and Toys 'R' Us Australia.
Australian gifting and stationery story Typo has launched a Peanuts line in partnership with Peanuts Worldwide.
Fashion and brand licensing veteran Terry Hauss, chief executive officer of apparel firm Von Dutch, passed away on July 17.
Players in Australia's National Rugby League will wear an exclusive line of Marvel Super Hero-themed jerseys at the Round 21 games in August.
DHX Media has signed a home entertainment deal for the children’s television show "In The Night Garden” in Australia.
Gaumont Animation has signed a number of international broadcast deals for its TV series “Lanfeust Quest,” an adaptation of the comic and manga franchise Lanfeust of Troy.
Coolabi has started production on its brand new stop-motion animated series for 8- to 10-year-olds, “Scream Street” (52 x 11), with co-production partner Factory TM.
Big Tent Entertainment has added three more licensees to the roster of partners for its Domo/Ghostbusters mash-up.
Studio 100 International has teamed with the Australian Post to promote its animated series “Blinky Bill.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has expanded the role of Preston Kevin Lewis to include the India market.
The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House with a new memorial coin.
The Jim Henson Company has sold “Doozers” to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito network in Asia Pacific.
ESPN has launched digital shops on its ESPNcricinfo.com and ESPN.com.au for global cricket fans and sports enthusiasts in Australia and New Zealand.
ZDF Enterprises has secured a number of new international sales for preschool series “Q Pootle 5.”
The Five Mile Press will launch a new range of Garfield books beginning this October in Australia and New Zealand.
Moose Toys has launched a new collectible brand for girls–The Zelfs.
Family-owned French winery Grands Vins de Bordeaux has released a new line of vino inspired by the ITV period drama “Downton Abbey.”
Frogmind has opened an e-commerce site for its game app “Badland,” as it launches the game into licensing with the help of agent 5th Wave Brands.
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