Animation Ahead for Lemony Snicket Series?

Brad Silberling, director of the 2004 feature Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, has hinted to MTV that a stop-motion animation sequel is possible. Based on the ... Continue Reading →

LEGO Builds Deal for Ben 10 Toys

Cartoon Network Enterprises and The LEGO Group have struck their first ever product-development deal in bringing a line of construction toys based on the popular animated series Ben ... Continue Reading →

Holiday Classics Get New Products

Classic Media is launching new consumer products lines for its popular holiday brands, including Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, Halloween favorite Casper the Friendly Ghost, and ... Continue Reading →

Sid and Ty Set Playdate for Online Store

Sid the Science Kid has a whole new toy box to play in. Ty’s Toy Box.com will launch July 1 an online store for the animated PBS KIDS series, featuring ‘print on demand’ ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Expands PUCCA Deal to North America

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has expanded its master licensee agreement for the popular property PUCCA to include the United States, Mexico and Canada. PUCCA began as a series of ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Reps WordWorld Around the Globe

4Kids Entertainment has been named the global licensing agent for WordWorld, the Emmy-winning animated series airing on PBS Kids. WordWorld has earned praise from critics, educators ... Continue Reading →

Nick-Branded Electronics Go Global

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products are for the first time extending their successful consumer electronics line beyond the United States, signing deals with Linmark Group and Sakar ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Motion Rig, Beatles Kick off E3

Getting back to the glitz and attention-grabbing glamour of past E3s, Microsoft kicked off the video game industry’s annual confab by reuniting the surviving Beatles and announcing ... Continue Reading →

Diplomatic Promotion Shuffles Execs at Wildbrain

Charles Rivkin, CEO of the animation studio Wildbrain, has been tapped by President Obama to be the United States’ ambassador to France. The move has prompted Rivkin to step down ... Continue Reading →

1980s Vintage Jetsons Out on DVD

It’s back to the future this week as The Jetsons, Season 2 Vol. 1 comes to DVD. The new release (Warner Bros., $34.98) features 21 episodes original broadcast in 1984-85 on three ... Continue Reading →