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Disney Channel has picked up the rights to the U.K. preschooler series Chuggington from Ludorum. The series will launch on Disney Channel with 52 episodes in the spring of 2010. The series has been a successful one around the world for Ludorum, having already been licensed in 145 territories. The [...]
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 10: Alien Force. The toy line will feature never-before-seen LEGO elements and what the company calls ‘a new twist’ on classic LEGO. [...]
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 Peter Cottontail. According to information released by Classic Media, plans for the new line of products includes: 1. Leading apparel company, M. Hidary, [...]
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 International. The deal will see products inspired by such Nick hits as SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, Ni-Hao Kai-Lan and [...]
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 Flash-animated online short films created by Vooz Co. in South Korea. The comedy shorts, which use almost no spoken words, follow [...]
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 and parents for its innovative approach to encourage literacy skills in preschoolers by embedding words into the objects they represent. 4Kids will use the [...]
Chorion has signed new licensing agreements in the United States, Europe and Down Under for the animated preschooler series The Mr. Men Show. In the United States, Fisher Price, Sony and Penguin have signed on to debut this fall new lines of toys, DVDs and tie-in books based on The [...]
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has picked the Moonscoop animated preschool series Dive Olly Dive! to part of its new educational campaign. UNESCO will use characters from the show in its campaign to teach the world’s children about the world’s underwater heritage. The organization also will serve [...]
Aardman Rights has secured a number of new deals throughout Europe for its new U.K. preschool series Timmy Time. The deals signed include toy deals with Regio in Hungry, AMO in Finland and Top Toy for other Scandinavian countries. In the former Yugoslavia, One 2 Play will manage all rights [...]
Aardman Rights has signed on to distribute Log Jam, a series of short films from Studio Baestarts. Beastarts has set up deals for Log Jam with Nick for multiple territories and with Canal Plus in France, so Aardman will handle the rest of the world for TV, home entertainment, online, [...]