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Cartoon Network has granted Mattel Inc. its master toy licenser in a long-term, global deal covering original Cartoon Network properties for kids 6-11. Mattel also has a first-look option on all newly created original series and programming. Working with Cartoon Network Enterprises, the boradcaster’s worldwide consumer products division, Mattel will [...]
DIC Ent. has extended its reach into the European marketplace with the acquisition of privately-owned, pan-European licensing agency Copyright Promotions Licensing Group Ltd. (CPLG). DIC’s first international pick-up, CPLG has offices in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and The Netherlands, and will continue to operate from its London [...]
Bandai America Inc. and Cartoon Network are releasing a line of toys based on Cartoon Network’s original sci-fi action series Ben 10 this month. The slate of products includes a variety of one-of-a-kind action figures in different sizes, alien vehicles and role-play items. Ben 10 centers on 10-year-old Ben Tennyson, [...]
4Kids Ent. has acquired exclusive worldwide licensing rights and will manage promotional initiatives for the new CG-animated children’s series The Zula Patrol. The space-themed educational show geared to kids pre-k through second grade began airing on American Public Television affiliates in the fall of 2005, with international television sales being [...]
Babar, the famous elephant star of children’s books and animated TV, is set to educate French children about the environment. Nelvana, which handles consumer products based on the property, has signed a deal with the Ministry of Ecology and Durable Development in France to help spread the word about the [...]
The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled a new set of postage stamps depicting the romances between select Disney animated characters. Featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse; Lady and the Tramp; Belle and the Beast; and Cinderella and Prince Charming, the ‘Art of Disney: Romance’ stamps were dedicated during the kick-off [...]
Young Power Rangers devotees have been offered a chance to make their own short movies to compete a $5,000 scholarship. The “What Happens Next?” contest sponsored by toymaker Bandai America asks kids to provide an ending to a short, stop-motion action film made using Power Rangers Mystic Force action figures [...]
4Kids Entertainment Inc. has been named exclusive worldwide licensing agent for Animation Collective’s new preschool series, Ellen’s Acres. The company will manage all marketing, promotions and licensing initiatives for show, which is expected to run weekday mornings on Cartoon Network beginning in September. 4Kids will then launch a merchandise licensing [...]
Burger King will be adding a dash of make-believe magic to its Kids Meals from late April to mid May with the help of the eccentric crew from Cartoon Network’s Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. Kids can savor nine real toy versions of the imagined buddies with their tasty fries [...]
Independent animation studio Wild Brain has acquired a majority stake in New York-based limited-edition art toy creator Kidrobot. Together, the two companies will develop animated entertainment properties for television, film, direct-to-video and other media based on existing Kidrobot characters and others to be created. ‘Wild Brain provides Kidrobot with the [...]