Jasman Toys with Halo

Jasman Toys has pacted with Microsoft Corp. and Bungie Studios to produce a line of laser tag-style products based on the upcoming third installment in the hugely successful Halo video-game ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Inks Deal with Hallmark

Cartoon Network’s global merchandizing and licensing division, Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), has signed an exclusive, long-term partnership with Hallmark Cards Inc. Under ... Continue Reading →

Crocs Chomps on Nick Characters

Shoe company Crocs Inc. has inked a licensing agreement with the Nickelodeon network and will introduce an exclusive, limited-edition line of footwear sporting characters from the hit ... Continue Reading →

Waldo Found at Entertainment Rights

Ever wonder what happened to Martin Handford’s ubiquitous Where’s Waldo character? The ’80s publishing phenom is alive and well and has just landed at London-based ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons Drawn to Decode’s Planet Sketch

Those who were waiting for a major U.S. cabler to pick up Decode/Aardman’s fun comedy show Planet Sketch have a big smile on their faces today. That’s because Nicktoons ... Continue Reading →

BKN Titles to Shine for Morningstar

Canada’s Morningstar Entertainment expands its library of over 1,000 DVD titles with exclusive licensing deals with global animation entity BKN International AG as well as deals ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Animations Partners with Egmont

Wallace & Gromit have a new publishing partner. The Bristol-based stop-motion animation studio has teamed up with the number one publisher of children’s books in the UK to ... Continue Reading →

Three on Ben 10 Bandwagon

Cartoon Network is expanding the licensing program for its original action-adventure series Ben 10 into new categories for 2007 and has inked deals with Jay Franco and Sons Inc., Accessory ... Continue Reading →

Rudolph, Frosty Re-Releases Get Big Push

A number of major companies have come on board to support Classic Media’s re-releasing of such timeless, animated holiday specials as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus ... Continue Reading →

MGA, Mattel Battle Over Bratz Brand

MGA Ent., the company behind the hugely successful line of Bratz fashion dolls and animated productions, has issued a release blasting major toymaker Mattel for threatening to file ... Continue Reading →