Marvel inked several new licensing deals for merchandise inspired by upcoming films, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk—the company’s first self-financed feature films. Both films are scheduled for release in summer 2008. New licensees incl
In an effort to mark the 50th anniversary of Gumby, Classic Media and Genius Production will release a Gumby Essentials DVD—a compilation of Gumby episodes from the 50s, 60s, and 80s, which were hand-chosen by Gumby’s creator Art Clokey.
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. appointed Dimensional Branding Group (DBG) as its exclusive licensing agency for representation of the PlayStation brand, first-party software title characters, and related intellectual property for use on bra
Hilary Duff has created a 40-piece collection of “Design It Yourself” jewelry for Michael’s crafts stores. The line, called Stuff by Hilary Duff, is inspired by her sportswear collection of the same name and includes clothing patche
Nickelodeon’s Noggin and The N network will become individual channels later this year. The stations have previous shared air space. Noggin is a commercial-free channel geared toward prechoolers and The N is an advertising-supported station tha
Munich-based TV-Loonland inked an agreement with its bankers in a debt-to-equity deal. The deal reduces the 20 million euro debt to 6 million euros in return for a capital increase of 2 million euros and a 10 percent shareholding in the business. Th
Digital Stores, specialist supplier of online retail services for the entertainment sector, and HIT Entertainment have launched a UK-based online store featuring children’s properties including Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Pingu, Barn
Showtime Networks Inc., working with its licensing agency, 360ep, inked two new licenses for the hit show “The L Word.” An agreement with Aquarius, through NMR Distribution, will result in a line of merchandise that will include a se