HIT Adds Three for Angelina Ballerina

HIT Entertainment has signed three licensees in key toy areas for the animated series Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps, a new series airing on PBS Kids. Madame Alexander, The Toy ... Continue Reading →

MoonScoop Signs Up Dyrdek’s Wild Grinders

Skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek will star in a series of animated shorts and viral videos based on his semi-autobiographical brand Wild Grinders as part of an overall licensing deal with ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Men, Little Miss Brands Score Deals in Asia

New deals for the Mr. Men and Little Miss brands, based on the animated series produced by U.K.-based Chorion, have been finalized for the southeast Asia markets by licensing agent ... Continue Reading →

Heyward’s A Squared Connects with AOL

A Squared Entertainment LLC, a new Los Angeles-based children’s media company formed by DIC founder Andy Heyward and Amy Moynihan, has partnered with AOL to launch a slate of ... Continue Reading →

VIZ Ponies Up Ponyo Book Program

VIZ Media is set to release a series of new books based on Hayao Miyazaki’s new film Ponyo, which is due to be released by Disney in the United States on Aug. 14. Ponyo is the ... Continue Reading →

Flood of Anime Coming to FUNimation, Anime Network

Anime distributor FUNimation has announced at this weekend’s Otakon the acquisition of several popular series for broadcast and DVD, while Anime Network has just made hundreds ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Reps Dan Dare License

Dan Dare, the space-faring hero of classic English comic strips, is back in the game, with the Dan Dare Corp. choosing Chorion to represent the international licensing rights to the ... Continue Reading →

WB Wins Ruling in Superman Rights Case

The judge overseeing the copyright lawsuit filed by heirs of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel has ruled in favor of publisher DC Comics and its corporate parent Warner Bros. The ruling ... Continue Reading →

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds Sales Go Global

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s is set to land in multiple new territories across Europe, Latin America and in the Middle East thanks to a series of new deals cut by 4Kids Entertainment. Outlets ... Continue Reading →

Brand to Rep Brit Chicks Worldwide

Brand Champions has been tapped as the worldwide licensing representative for the Target Entertainment musical online property Brit Chicks. The property is a girls fashion and lifestyle ... Continue Reading →