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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here and here. + DHX Brands and Dentsu ... Continue Reading →
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Jakks Pacific NY Toy Fair Lineup: DC, Marvel, Disney & More

Jakks Pacific has unveiled its portfolio of toys and entertainment products for the 2017 New York Toy Fair (Feb. 18-21). The array includes options for all ages, from active play innovations ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Orders Third Season of ‘Elena of Avalor’

Disney Channel has placed a third season order for Elena of Avalor, announced by Nancy Kanter, EVP Content & Creative Strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide and GM, Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global licensees and partners during the Toy Fair 2017 season — including Toy Fair Nuremberg ... Continue Reading →
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BLE: Roundtable Seminars, Ink, ‘Oggy,’ Rainbow, ‘Smurfs’

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe (Oct. 11-13, Olympia, London) announce that for the first time, visitors can take part in a roundtable discussions. Set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 and ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Ottawa Animation Festival 40th Anniversary Look-Back: ‘Two Sisters’ Experimental animator Kelly Gallagher (Pen Up the Pigs) discusses the meaning and impact of Caroline Leaf’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena’ Continues Disney Junior Reign with Second Season

Latin culture and folklore-inspired CG animated series Elena of Avalor has been greenlit for a second season, following its successful premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Details Holiday Goodies

It’s Christmas in July as Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media has presented its annual Holiday Toy Preview in New York, dishing details on dozens of products — ... Continue Reading →
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Skyrocket Taps Jared Wolfson to Lead New Media Division

L.A.-based Skyrocket Toys, a leading domestic manufacturer of tech toys and consumer products, has appointed kids and family entertainment executive and producer Jared Wolfson to lead ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Darlings’ Gets Disney TV Debut Friday

Disney Channel will debut the first television special for original tween property Star Darlings this Friday, January 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The programming event will expand on the stories ... Continue Reading →