Nelvana’s Grossology Ready for Licensing Splash

Kids seem to have an endless appetite for gross-out humor. Judging from Canadian toon house Nelvana’s success with its new series Grossology, more fans will discover the appeal ... Continue Reading →

Starz Makes Licensing Show Debut

Starz Media is heading to the Licensing International Expo for the first time with a number of animated properties, including the hit kids’ show Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, the new Korean ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon in Hotel Biz

Nickelodeon will go from being a broadcast destination to a vacation destination as well when Marriott International, Viacom’s MTV Networks and Miller Global Properties LLC open ... Continue Reading →

DIC to Handle Eloise Licensing

DIC Ent. has been appointed exclusive worldwide licensing agent for the perennial girl’s property Eloise and all the Eloise rights controlled by brand management company HandMade. ... Continue Reading →

Toei Animation Adds Licensing Unit

Toei Animation Inc. is branching out from animation production by founding its own in-house consumer products licensing division. Headquartered in Toei’s Los Angeles offices, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Rewards Robinsons Viewers

Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment (BVWHE) has launched its first-ever Disney Movie Rewards theatrical tie-in with the animated release Meet The Robinsons. In just six months, ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars Gets Stamped

There’s good news for the Star Wars enthusiast who’s also a stamp collector. A set of 15 new 41-cent postage stamps featuring such characters as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, ... Continue Reading →

HIT Buys Worldwide Magic. Plans TV, Toy Roll-out

For most parents of a three year old, HIT Entertainment basically rocks. HIT allows parents to assuage their guilt at planting their child in front of the TV for a twenty minute respite ... Continue Reading →

Fox Family Voicetones A Big Hit

While it’s still not as a big a part of the cell phone business as once hoped for, revenue from the sale of ringtones and voicetones has been a nice boost to a number of content ... Continue Reading →

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 →