ITV Names New Classic ‘Thunderbirds’ Partners

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is getting ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic Thunderbirds TV series, revealing details of a raft of new licensing partnerships ... Continue Reading →

‘Wild Kratts’ Builds on Ratings with New Licensees

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are expanding their Wild Kratts licensing program based on the hit animated television series. New licensees include In Character (Halloween ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha and the Bear’ Pursues Expansion in Americas

Russia’s Animaccord Animation Studios will be bringing its hit CG property Masha and the Bear to the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (June 9-11) for the third year. Having recently ... Continue Reading →

Fournier Launching ‘Sendokai Champions’ Playing Cards

Nottingham Forest has inked a deal with playing cards manufacturer Fournier to develop official cards for Sendokai Champions. The first set is set to hit retailers this spring. Fournier ... Continue Reading →

BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →

Nottingham, Saban Make Plans for ‘Sendokai’

Audiovisual entertainment agency Nottingham Forest has announced its animated import Sendokai Champions will air on Saban’s Vortexx block on The CW in the U.S. during the 2013-14 ... Continue Reading →

Mattel Makes Playdate with ‘Mia and Me’

Italian production, distribution and licensing house Rainbow has secured a licensing partnership with toy giant Mattel for its new girls’ television series Mia and Me. Mattel joins ... Continue Reading →

Awol Sees Green for Big Storm’s ‘Gombby’

Paris-based awol animation has announced the first international TV and home entertainment deals for Portuguese newcomer Big Storm Studios’ 3D CG series, Gombby’s Green Island. ... Continue Reading →