KongZhong Connects with Greatdreams

Chinese wireless services provider KongZhong Corp. has entered into a three-year licensing agreement with Hong Meng Cartoon Broadcasting Ltd (a.k.a. Greatdreams), a producer of animated ... Continue Reading →

BVITV, ProSieben Sign New Licensing Pact

More Disney toons will make their way to young German viewers as part of a new multi-genre, multi-year free-to-air agreement between Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) and ... Continue Reading →

Disney Characters Ring in the New Year

If you’re going to annoy others with your "cute" cell phone ringtones, at least keep it animated. Disney Mobile, part of the Walt Disney Internet Group, is now offering ... Continue Reading →

Disney Toons Go Interactive at 3-PLUS

Preschoolers in Europe will soon get three new interactive adventures based on popular Disney animated properties. Through a licensing agreement with Buena Vista Games, 3-PLUS Ltd will ... Continue Reading →

DIC’s Trollz Spikes Licensee Interest

Independent children’s entertainment company DIC Ent. has inked deals with approximately 35 licensees in the U.S. and Canada for the 2005 launch of the company’s all-new ... Continue Reading →

Jakers! Toys Farmed Out to Martin Yaffe

Young fans of the Emmy award-winning preschool series, Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, can look forward to getting their hands on some new toys based on the CG show. London-based ... Continue Reading →

Peanuts Hit the L.A. Fashion Scene

While Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang never went out of fashion with comics fans and TV viewers, they’re set to become the latest craze in hip apparel. ... Continue Reading →

Emerson SpongeBob Consumer Electronics

In addition to gracing movie theaters with his absorbing presence this holiday season, SpongeBob SquarePants is also occupying shelf space in the electronics departments of major retailers. ... Continue Reading →

Mattel, Disney Ask: Scene It?

Mattel’s popular DVD-based trivia game, Scene It?, just got a bit more animated. Just in time for the holidays, the company has introduced a version devoted exclusively to Disney ... Continue Reading →

Scholastic, Cartoon Network Ink Publishing Deal

Children’s book publisher Scholastic has signed on to be the exclusive U.S. publisher of books based on four new original series from Cartoon Network. The new deal expands an ... Continue Reading →