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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 →
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Toei Sets DVD, Merchandising Deals for Latin America

Toei Animation has announced new home entertainment and merchandising deals for its animated series in Latin America. In home entertainment, the deals are: Brazil’s Playarte will ... Continue Reading →
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Giochi Preziosi Lands Key Italian ‘Pocoyo’ Toy License

The popular animated series Pocoyo has a new master toy distributor in Italy. Co-producer Zinkia and master toy licensee Bandia have gone with Giochi Preziosi as its master toy distributor. ... Continue Reading →
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Televix to Distribute Care Bears in Latin America

Care Bears are coming to Latin America, courtesy of a broadcast and home video distribution deal the characters’ owner, American Greetings, has cut with distributor Televix. Televix ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Signs with Mookie for ‘Jungle Book’ Toys in U.K.

DQ Entertainment’s worldwide hit The Jungle Book has found its way into the toy market, signing a deal with U.K.-based Mookie Toys. The exclusive deal gives Mookie toy licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Mediaset Licenses Hasbro Programs for Italy

Hasbro Studios’ animated series Transformers Prime, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, G.I. Joe: Renegades, The Adventures of Chuck and Friends and Pound Puppies are heading ... Continue Reading →
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Super RTL Brings ‘Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps’ to Germany

German broadcaster Super RTL has picked up the broadcast and licensing rights to the CG-animated series Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps from HIT Entertainment. Super RTL will show ... Continue Reading →
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CNE Extends ‘Bakugan’ Costume Deal with Disguise

Costume maker Disguise will continue making Bakugan costumes for Halloween under an extension of its deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises. The two-year extension gives Disguise, a ... Continue Reading →