Super RTL Brings ‘Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps’ to Germany

German broadcaster Super RTL has picked up the broadcast and licensing rights to the CG-animated series Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps from HIT Entertainment. Super RTL will show ... Continue Reading →

CNE Extends ‘Bakugan’ Costume Deal with Disguise

Costume maker Disguise will continue making Bakugan costumes for Halloween under an extension of its deal with Cartoon Network Enterprises. The two-year extension gives Disguise, a ... Continue Reading →

Shakira’s Dora Book Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Latin-music sensation Shakira is writing a hardcover Dora the Explorer book to celebrate the animated character’s 10th anniversary. The book, published by Simon & Shuster and ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Issues Wallace & Gromit Christmas Stamps

If you live in the U.K. or plan to visit the country in the next couple of months, make sure you check out the latest Royal Mail’s Christmas stamps, which feature none other than ... Continue Reading →

Ape to Publish New Richie Rich, Strawberry Shortcake Comics

A pair of classic characters are getting a new life in comic books, with Ape Entertainment acquiring rights to create new stories for Richie Rich and Strawberry Shortcake. The publisher ... Continue Reading →

4Kids to Represent 3D Yu-Gi-Oh! Feature

4Kids Entertainment has acquired the theatrical, broadcast and home video rights to Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time, an animated feature released to commemorate the 10th anniversary ... Continue Reading →

Ape to Publish More DreamWorks Comics

Ape Entertainment has acquired the rights to publish comic books based on the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature films Megamind and Kung Fu Panda 2. Based in San Diego, Ape adds ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Signs China’s U’young for Shaun, Timmy

Aardman Rights has signed a major deal in which U’young Media will manage Chinese merchandising and home video rights to the popular animated preschool series Shaun the Sheep ... Continue Reading →

Mondo TV’s Puppy Shakes Tail in Vegas

Italian animation house Mondo TV is ready to steal the limelight at this month’s Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas. Relying on the strength of its creative and colorful ... Continue Reading →

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 →