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Nickelodeon’s Brodsky Named to Licensing Hall of Fame

Leigh Anne Brodsky, the president of Nickelodeon Consumer Products and a pioneer in popularizing such multicultural properties as Dora the Explorer, has been named to the Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Studio100 Licenses Classic Series to Turkish Radio TV Corp.

Germany’s Studio100 Media has licensed three of its remastered classic kids series to Turkish Radio Television Corp. The deal made in Istanbul by TRT Director General Ibrahim ... Continue Reading →
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Voltron Relaunch Adds Clothing, Publishing Licensors

The revival of Voltron is picking up some major heat. With the new animated series Voltron Force set to debut on Nickelodeon this year, Classic Media and World Event Productions have ... Continue Reading →
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Fleischer Studios Loses Betty Boop Copyright Appeal

The heirs of animator Max Fleischer have lost a legal appeal to recover the copyright to the popular cartoon character Betty Boop, according to news reports. In a 2-1 ruling the 9th ... Continue Reading →
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kaboom! Brings New ‘Peanuts’ Special Back to Comics

We’ve already told you about Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the new Peanuts animated special. Now the special is getting Peanuts back into comics form with a graphic ... Continue Reading →
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Atlantyca Acquires Milan Children’s Publisher Dreamfarm

Atlantyca Entertainment, the Italian co-producer of hit kids animated series Geronimo Stilton, has expanded its publishing and intellectual property operations with the acquisition ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils at Toy Fair New ‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Dora’ Lines

Nickelodeon Consumer Products is making a splash at Toy Fair by unveiling new lines of toys for hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The network will unveil ... Continue Reading →
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Toy Fair Offers Tantalizing New Deals, Sneak Peeks

Toy Fair opened its doors Sunday in New York City, giving fans of animated and VFX movies and TV shows a sneak peek at some of the cool stuff that will be vying for our cash in a few ... Continue Reading →
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Calon Develops Series for Mandy Stanley’s Lettice Books

Wales-based media company Calon has licensed from HarperCollins the rights to develop an animated series based on Mandy Stanley’s series of best-selling children’s books. The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Returns Via Dark Horse Comics

The popular Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender is coming back to comics via Dark Horse. The Oregon-based publisher announced a multi-part publishing program that ... Continue Reading →