As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
4K Media has announced that the Japanese anime series “Yu-Gi-Oh!” will air on Nicktoons in the U.S.
Zodiak Kids has inked an acquisition deal with Nickelodeon for season two if its CG-animated preschool series “Tickety Toc.”
Sony Computer Entertainment America is planning a film version of its video game franchise, “Ratchet and Clank.”
MemBrain Licensing has secured a publishing deal with Andrews McMeel Publishing for the humor book Man v. Liver.
Brand licensing agency Global icons will work to expand the portfolio of high-end baby accessory brand, Little Giraffe.
Streetwear brand The Hundreds has collaborated with legendary musical act Grateful Dead for a new collection, The Hundreds x Grateful Dead.
Licensing agency Lisa Marks Associates has signed licensing agreements for Just Born’s portfolio of brands including Peeps, Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales.
Paddington Bear is partnering with HP for a collection of downloadable coloring and activity sheets, in a deal negotiated by Lindberg Marketing + Media on behalf of The Copyrights Group.
BBC Worldwide has secured new partners for the CBeebies series “Something Special.”
Tommy Bahama has named Eric Karp director of brand marketing, a newly created role.
Silvergate Media has renewed its partnership with Fisher-Price, which will continue as master toy partner for the Octonauts.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has appointed four new licensing agents and three new toy distribution partners for “Tree Fu Tom.”
Platinum Films has appointed Dream Theatre as the licensing agent for its boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles in India.
Mattel has formed a new division, Playground Productions, which will be dedicated to the creation of strategic, multi-platform storytelling.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been named exclusive licensing agency for the animated series “Rob Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders.”
BBC is bringing back the classic animated preschool show “Clangers” after 45 years.
Mind Candy will support the charity BBC Children in Need with a series of cross-promotional activities in the U.K.
Domain name business MyBrandEmail has received the kidSAFE Seal.
Big Tent Entertainment has signed a new deal in the U.S. with Brainstorm for branded kites and glass figurines.
FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler as executive vice president and general manager of its Kids & Family Entertainment division.
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