Cartoon Network In Mattel’s Toy Box

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 ... Continue Reading →

DIC Acquires Copyright Promotions

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). ... Continue Reading →

Bandai Toys with Ben 10

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 ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Ent. Rides With Zula Patrol

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 ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana’s Babar Stumps for Ecology

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 ... Continue Reading →

Disney Characters Stamped Again

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 ... Continue Reading →

Bandai Calling Kid Movie Makers

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 ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Ent. at Home on Ellen’s Acres

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, ... Continue Reading →

Foster’s Friends Spice up BK Menu

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 ... Continue Reading →

Wild Brain, Kidrobot Cross Circuits

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 ... Continue Reading →