Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the winners of the annual British Academy Children’s Awards Sunday in London.
Brand Loyalty has appointed Marie-Laure Marchand to the newly created position of licensing director.
King Digital Entertainment celebrated the launch of the new mobile game "Candy Crush Soda Saga" by turning the Thames river in London into a sea of purple "soda."
Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group have seen a flurry of activity for their animated adventure series, "Wild Kratts," including new broadcast and licensing deals.
Penguin U.K. has released a new holiday title featuring the British animal charity Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Sanrio and Toei Animation Europe are pairing to unite Hello Kitty and the anime series "One Piece" in a joint licensing program for Europe.
Viz Media Europe has signed on to distribute the Japanese anime series "Kuroko's Basket," which follows two rookie high school basketball players.
Turner Broadcasting has acquired the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ animated preschool series “Toot the Tiny Tugboat.”
PGS Entertainment has secured 100 percent carriage of pay and free TV markets in continental Europe for the new animated series “Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.”
Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has entered a development agreement for two new preschool series, “Cozy Island” and “Camp Yeti.”
“The Furchester Hotel,” the new =series from CBeebies and Sesame Workshop, has begun filming at BBC Children's home in Salford.
Peanuts is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s “T-Shirt Booth” app.
Rainbow and its co-production partner Lucky Punch have announced a raft of new broadcasting deals for “Mia and me.”
Turner Broadcasting System International has acquired the second season of Endemol’s “Mr. Bean” animated TV series.
Atlantyca Entertainment has teamed with PTS for a range of new specialty plush dolls featuring the Geronimo Stilton classic brand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed Anna Viola as senior licensing manager of hard lines.
DC Thomson created a special edition of The Beano comic book that appeared as a free sampler in The Mail on Sunday.
HarperCollins Children's Books has acquired global English-language rights to a new book from 1958’s A Bear Called Paddington author, Michael Bond.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Clan TV in Spain has picked up Saban Brands’ animated series “Digimon Fusion.”
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