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.
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants became the first kids' entertainment brand to be featured in the Basel Castle mini art festival in Miami last weekend.
DC Thomson is continuing to grow the licensing program for the classic The Beano characters Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.
Trunk Archive has finalized a series of new collaborations that will see its artists’ work appear on products ranging from homewares to watch straps.
Stern Pinball is planning a Mustang-themed pinball machine that will launch in 2014, as part of the Ford car’s 50th anniversary.
An animated Popeye commercial for Mama Lucchetti pasta has won an Effie Award as the most effective commercial in its category.
Comune di Milano, Rai Fiction and Team Entertainment are planning an exhibition featuring Calimero in Milan, Italy, beginning this Friday.
OutFit7, creator of the app “Talking Tom and Friends,” is calling for idea submissions from the creative industry as it seeks to find and develop its next IP.
Punky Princess is the latest brand to join Digital Giving’s U.K. charity fundraising app, “T-Shirt Booth.”
Entertainment industry executive Rich Frank has joined the board of directors for the child development television network BabyFirst.
Global licensees have created an array of offerings inspired by the second film in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
TV personality Bethenny Frankel has added a new non-alcoholic option to her line of Skinnygirl beverages.
The Winterthur Museum Garden & Library in Delaware will play host to Downton’s Abbey’s Crawleys, or a least some of their clothes, in 2014 and 2015.
Tele Images, a Zodiak Media company, has appointed Gladys Morchoisne as senior vice president of animation.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
The Paley Center for Media in California has partnered with CBS Consumer Products for a Star Trek gallery exhibition.
The Jim Henson Company continues to build both the audience and the licensing program for its series “Dinosaur Train” in Germany.
Big Tent Entertainment has tapped Precious Kids for a new line of car accessories featuring the character Domo.
Saban’s Power Rangers are getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, with a series of events that will culminate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Fender has launched a new licensed apparel collection with Lucky Brand, and is supporting the line with a sweepstakes for music fans.
Quiksilver, Inc. has tapped LF USA, a subsidiary of Li & Fung Limited, for children’s apparel under the Quiksilver and DC brands.
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