Buecher to Oversee Chuggington for Ludorum

Ludorum has tapped Megan Buecher as its new director of licensing for the United States and Canada, responsible for the Chuggington franchise. Buecher previously worked for United Media, ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Celebrates 30 Years of Fun with Spot

The lovable canine star of the animated preschooler series Fun with Spot is turning 30, and producer/distributor Chorion is throwing a party. The famous puppy first appeared in 1980 ... Continue Reading →

Nick Sets Full Slate of Last Airbender Merchandise

Nickelodeon Consumer Products has announced a full lineup of merchandise and licensed products for the upcoming live-action feature film The Last Airbender, which is based on the animated ... Continue Reading →

Dream Theatre to Represent Chorion Properties

Chorion has appointed Dream Theatre Private Ltd. to represent its properties Mr. Men and Little Miss and Noddy on the Indian subcontinent. Based in Mumbai, India, Dream Theatre has ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Unveils Henson Designs’ The Scribbles

4Kids Entertainment introduced at the recent Licensing Expo in Las Vegas a new group of characters from Jim Henson Designs known as The Scribbles. Inspired by original scribbles by ... Continue Reading →

Licensing Show 2010: Spotting the Next Big Brand in Vegas

If you’re in the animation business and you’re not at the Annecy Festival this week, chances are you are attending the Licensing Intl. Expo held in Las Vegas from June 8-10. ... Continue Reading →

Pocoyo Tops 100 Licensees

The award-winning animated series Pocoyo has signed deals that put the total number of licensees for the show at more than 100. The 104 x 7 min. series co-produced by Zinkia and ITV ... Continue Reading →

Henson Debuts Four Brands at Licensing Show

The Jim Henson Co. will be debuting several licensing properties at the Licensing International Expo, set for June 8-10 in Las Vegas. The titles are: Wilson & Ditch: Digging America, ... Continue Reading →

Dentsu Forms New American Entertainment Division

Advertising agency Dentsu Inc. has formed Dentsu Entertainment, a new subsidiary company that will develop original animation programming and media content outside of Asia. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →

Dynamite! Acquires Chaos! Comics Library

Comic book publisher Dynamite! Entertainment has purchased the library of Chaos! Comics, acquiring such iconic characters as Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, Purgatori, ... Continue Reading →