With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
BBC America has been awarded an Institutional Peabody in the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards for its “Doctor Who” series.
Discovery Networks has announced plans to launch its female-oriented network TLC in the U.K. and Ireland on April 30.
Zodiak Kids has announced the launch of Marathon Media's new production “Lolirock.”
AT New Media and Virtual World Licensing have teamed up to create a new consultancy service designed to help brands enter the world of toy licensing.
U.K. construction equipment manufacturer JCB is building the presence of its kids’ toys line with the Fresh Air campaign this spring.
McFarlane Toys has released a third action figure line for AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”
New York City retailer Yellow Rat Bastard has created a Domo-themed area in its SoHo store.
Ideas at Work continues to bolster the program for Olly the Little White Van with the launch of a U.K. publishing program and new app.
Hasbro has appointed Brand is-Real to boost the presence of Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, Transformers and Furby in Israel.
Henson Independent Properties has acquired global rights outside of Asia to D&H’s children’s brand I Love Egg.
Turner International has appointed Edward Barnieh as programming and acquisitions manager in Asia Pacific.
JELC, global licensing agent for the My Cat Pip design brand, and Over the Moon, creator of the brand, have appointed Portico Designs to publish and distribute greeting cards in the U.K.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced a raft of new sales for its series in France.
WWE has added two new licensees following the success of “WrestleMania 29,” which was the highest grossing event in WWE history.
Playboy Enterprises has tapped VuQo for a new line of branded vodka in Asia and Australia.
Total spending this Mother’s Day is expected to reach $20.7 billion.
UK-based licensee Character World has secured a series of international deals with retailers in Europe.
Art and design brand Suzy’s Zoo is celebrating its 45th anniversary with a series of new global licensing deals.
Planeta Junior Italy has teamed up BBS for party products featuring DQ Entertainment’s “The Jungle Book.”
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has teamed up with Cie Games to promote Fast & Furious 6.
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