Saban Brands Appoints Five New Execs

Saban Brands continues to make new executive appointments, naming five new top level people to key positions. The new appointments go to Tori Cook, now SVP of Global Retail Business ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Adding 7 New Shows for Older Kids

Netflix has announced that it will be adding seven new, original series — the majority of which are animated — to its streaming offerings in the next couple of years. Beginning ... Continue Reading →

Rich Magallanes Named Saban Production SVP

Saban Brands has appointed Rich Magallanes as Senior Vice President of Development and Production. In this new role, Magallanes will drive content development and production for entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Lineup Boasts New Toons, Third ‘BoJack’ Order

Leading internet TV network Netflix has announced premiere dates, new series and specials to be available globally in all its territories in the near future. Among these are a new grownup ... Continue Reading →
Janet Hsu

Janet Hsu Named Saban Brands CEO

Saban Brands has named Janet Hsu as its first-ever Chief Creative Officer, effective August 17. Hsu currently serves as president & COO of global lifestyle brand Sanrio, Inc. of ... Continue Reading →

Netflix Premieres 4 Original Animated Series

Netflix has announced it will premiere four original animated shows: Kulipari: An Army of Frogs, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and Jane, Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia and Puffin ... Continue Reading →

Entertainment Pros Launch ZAG Animation

A new feature production house called ZAG Animation Studios has emerged on the scene, as a joint venture of Haim Saban (chairman & CEO Saban Capital Group, founder Saban Brands), ... Continue Reading →
Brand Licensing

Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →

Licensing Expo News Bytes

+ Nickelodeon Consumer Products unveiled a score of merchandising partners for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie (Aug. 8). Toys will launch at Target and next month. ... Continue Reading →

Saban’s ‘Julius Jr.’ Heads to Italy

Saban Brands announced a broadcast distribution agreement for its animated preschool series, Julius Jr., to air on Disney Junior in Italy. The series, inspired by the characters of ... Continue Reading →