Luo Bao Bei

TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
SpongeBob SquarePants

Nick Greenlighst ‘SpongeBob’ Season 12, Re-Ups Pre-K Hits

Nickelodeon has placed the order for a 12th season of 26 episodes for its iconic cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, the No. 1 animated show for Kids 2-11 and Kids 6-11. The further adventures ... Continue Reading →

Cape Town Int’l Animation Fest Offers Something for Everyone

The sixth edition of Cape Town International Animation Festival, presented by Animation SA, is gearing up for its March 3-5 run at the city’s River Club in Observatory. This year’s ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Opens Burbank Studio Expansion

Nickelodeon officially opened Wednesday its newly expanded studio in Burbank — a state-of-the-art 200,000-square-foot expansion that will house more than 700 jobs and more than 20 ... Continue Reading →

Iconic TV Genie Barbara Eden Guests on ‘Shimmer and Shine’

The legendary star of I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden is returning to her genie roots and getting animated star treatment in a brand-new episode of Nickelodeon’s hit preschool series ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘Rusty Rivets’ Premieres on Nick Jr Nov. 8

A very inventive new preschool series, Rusty Rivets premieres on Nick Jr. next Tuesday, November 8 at 1 p.m. ET. Ahead of the premiere, Nick has shared with us an exclusive clip from ... Continue Reading →
Dion Vlachos

Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →

Nick Re-Ups Preschool Hits ‘Blaze,’ ‘PAW Patrol’ and ‘Shimmer & Shine’

Nickelodeon is doubling down on its No. 1 position in the preschool demographic with new season pickups for three of its top-rated animated series for youngsters: Blaze and the Monster ... Continue Reading →