As one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment licensors, HIT is taking its coveted portfolio of brands to new and different places.
The Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has launched the licensing program for the new A+E series, “Bates Motel.”
DHX Media has secured a series of video-on-demand deals for its kids shows.
Pan-regional preschool channel Discovery Kids Latin America has picked up two new The Jim Henson Company offerings.
Starz has picked up FremantleMedia’s “Bindi’s Bootcamp” and will begin airing the live-action kids’ series on Starz Kids & Family channel May 1.
Interactive company Ludia has teamed up with King Features and game developer Sarbakan for the new “Popeye Slots” iOS app.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has partnered with the Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation for a new line of golf shoes and accessories.
Platinum Film’s has appointed Revolution to represent its animated adventure series “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in South Africa.
Viacom and LeapFrog are expanding their partnership to bring Nickelodeon videos to LeapFrog platforms in France, Belgium and Switzerland.
Jane Henson, wife and business partner of famed puppeteer Jim Henson, died in her Connecticut home on April 2 after a long battle with cancer.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has appointed Janet Stein as senior vice president of merchandising.
Planeta Junior highlighted three of its new animated co-productions at MIPJunior last weekend–“Sendokai Champions,” “Egyxos” and “Bubble Bip.”
Rovio Entertainment has unveiled details for the next iteration of its Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Go!.
Silvergate Media has made two new additions to the Classic Peter Rabbit licensee roster, with new partners for plush and tableware.
Hit Entertainment has teamed up with the Minnesota Children’s Museum to develop a traveling exhibit featuring Thomas & Friends.
Marvel Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products are looking to continue the retail dominance of The Avengers franchise with new merchandising programs.
Nickelodeon has signed to bring Random House’s first book-to-screen TV series “Wanda and the Alien” to Nickelodeon internationally.
Outfit7 is celebrating its fourth birthday with plans for a new Talking Tom app.
Wizards of the Coast and game developer DeNA have launched the first-ever Dungeons & Dragons mobile game, “Arena of War.”
Samsung Telecommunications America and the NBA have announced a multi-year marketing and technology partnership.
Rovio Entertainment and Activision Publishing have launched their mobile game, “Angry Birds Star Wars,” on home and hand-held video gaming systems.
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