Katie Eary for The Powerpuff Girls

Titanic NY Toy Fair & Licensing Round-Up!

Read on for animated highlights from the world of licensing & merchandising, fashion, fun and collectibles from New York Toy Fair 2018 and beyond. JAKKS Pacific Reveals 2018 Lineup Nickelodeon: Shimmer ... Continue Reading →
Nick Jr. Play

Nick Jr. Play Preschool App Launches Internationally

Nickelodeon is sending its interactive Nick Jr. Play app out into the wide world! Following its successful debut in the US, where it has totted up more than 16 million downloads to ... Continue Reading →
The Deep

Season 3 of DHX, A Stark, Technicolor Series ‘The Deep’ Gets Greenlight

DHX Media, A Stark Production and Technicolor is diving back into The Deep with a new 13 x half-hour season 3 order from ABC ME in Australia. This re-up will bring the total number ... Continue Reading →
The Highway Rat

Cape Town Animation Fest Lines Up Local & International Speakers

Celebrated creative minds and experienced executives from the global industry will be assembling in South Africa next month, when Animation SA presents the seventh annual Cape Town ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Nickelodeon Plans Celeb-Filled ‘SpongeBob’ Celebration

A weeklong Valentine to everyone’s favorite Bikini Bottom-dweller will kick off Monday, February 12 when Nickelodeon launches “I ❤ SpongeBob.” The programming event will celebrate ... Continue Reading →
Usagi Yojimbo

Gaumont Options Stan Sakai’s ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Comics

Gaumont has optioned the iconic samurai rabbit comic-book series Usagi Yojimbo from creator, writer and illustrator Stan Sakai, for development into an animated TV series. The project ... Continue Reading →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Alpha Group Named Global Master Toy for ‘SpongeBob’

Nickelodeon has tapped The Alpha Group LLC — a wholly owned subsidiary of major Asian animation, toy and entertainment player Alpha — as global master toy partner for the ... Continue Reading →
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

First Look: Nickelodeon’s ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Nickelodeon has revealed the first glimpse of the latest iteration of the world-famous Heroes in a Half Shell: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The 26-episode, 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
Matthew Ellis

The Cartel Grows Toon Arm, Taps Ellis as Manager

L.A.-based full-service management and production company The Cartel is expanding its animation and family division. The company has tapped former agent and 17-year entertainment industry ... Continue Reading →
Blaze and the Monster Machines

Nickelodeon Teams with Wise Toys for Tooned-Up AR & Apps

Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products and Wise Toys, Ltd. announced Friday a new global, multi-property merchandise agreement (excluding US territories) for three of the latter’s ... Continue Reading →