With several new content initiatives, Cartoon Network Enterprises is poised to offer a broader portfolio and more opportunitites in licensing and events.
The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, hosted by the Toy Industry Association, honored the best toys and games of the year, including License of the Year–Spin Master’s “Paw Patrol.”
Loot Crate has revealed two exclusive lines of collectible figures that will be part of select subscription lines, including the WWE Slam Crate and the Halo Legendary Crate.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Moose Toys will showcase a host of items at New York Toy Fair, including additions to the Shopkins brand, Despicable Me 3 collectibles and more.
Plush and gift company Kids Preferred has revealed a slew of new products based on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Guess How Much I Love You, Pete the Cat and more.
The National Wildlife Federation has signed six new licensing partnerships for the Ranger Rick brand across a host of categories, including digital, print, toys and more.
The LEGO Group and Warner Bros. Consumer Products have joined forces for a series of collectibles and lifestyle merchandise inspired by The LEGO Batman Movie, in theaters now.
NBCUniversal will debut a raft of properties at this year’s New York Toy Fair, including Despicable Me 3, Fast & Furious, Trolls, The Mummy and “Voltron Legendary Defender.”
Jazwares, in collaboration with Hasbro, has introduced a new toy adjaceny line based on Hasbro’s Nerf brand.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has partnered with Genius Brands International in a multi-year agreement.
Papercutz will publish the graphic novel Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars by Jessica Abel this November.
Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media has partnered with Nation for a spring fashion line inspired by its Tinker Bell character.
Nickelodeon has given the greenlight for two new sports-themed series–“Crashletes” and “Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life” (working title)–produced by Rob Dyrdek and Shane Nickerson of Superjacket Productions.
4K Media has named Michelle Zamora Dean as its senior manager, licensing and marketing, effective immediately.
Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool network, has named Kristen Campolattaro as vice president of brand marketing.
Seltzer Licensing Group has promoted Ricardo Yoselevitz to vice president of strategy and business development.
Nintendo has partnered with the San Francisco Public Library to host an event to teach kids the basics of video game designs featuring Mario.
The Silicon Review has named Fadel, a provider of cloud-based IP rights and royalty management software, as one of 2016’s Top 30 Fastest Growing Companies.
IDW Publishing will launch a second ongoing comic series based on Nickelodeon’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
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