Monthly Archive: May 2016

License! Global Launches Video Platform

License! Global is proud to announce the upcoming launch of LicenseTV, a free video news service that will join the magazine’s suite of digital and print offerings.

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and DHX Brands Sign Global Home Entertainment Distribution Deal for Teletubbies

Includes All New and Classic Episodes of Iconic Brand Culver City, CA & Halifax, NS – 05/31/16 – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment(SPHE) and DHX Brands, the dedicated brand-management and consumer-products arm of DHX Media (“DHX” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DHXM; TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B), today announced a global home entertainment distribution deal for all new and classic episodes of Teletubbies in

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Nickelodeon Names Kristi Wasmer to Senior Vice President, Retail Sales for Consumer Products

NEW YORK – May 24, 2016 – Nickelodeon today announced the promotion of Kristi Wasmer to Senior Vice President, Retail Sales, for Nickelodeon Consumer Products. In this new role, Wasmer oversees Nickelodeon’s retail relationships and merchandising strategies for Target, Kmart, Sears, Kohl’s, and JCPenney, as well as all grocery & drug retailers. The announcement was made by Dion Vlachos, Senior

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Warner Bros.’ DC Rebrands

Warner Bros.’ DC Entertainment has unveiled a new identity and logo for its DC brand.

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SmileyWorld tartlets on the way from Compagnie Pâtissière

SmileyWorld is tapping into the desserts industry thanks to a new partnership with Compagnie Pâtissière, who is set to develop a line of SmileyWorld tartlets.

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Mattel Creations expands partnership with Driver Digital for user-generated Thomas & Friends content

Mattel Creations is expanding its partnership with Driver Digital Studios to produce live-action Thomas & Friends digital content inspired by fans’ user generated content.

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Cartoon Network and Gamevil bring Adventure Time to Dungeon Link

Mobile game developer Gamevil has teamed with Cartoon Network to bring characters from Adventure Time into its Dungeon Link puzzle game.

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Spotlight on Character and Entertainment Brands at Licensing Expo 2016

Santa Monica, Calif. (May 19, 2016) – Top character and entertainment brands from all facets of media including film, television, online, music and gaming will meet once again in Las Vegas, NV, at Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event. The annual tradeshow is an opportunity for these leading brands to make connections, further their influence

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The Angry Birds Movie soars into second place at UK box office

Captain America: Civil War has enjoyed a third week in the number one spot of the UK box office, just ahead of The Angry Birds Movie.

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Little Cosmetics Announces Little Charmers License

Little Cosmetics to Introduce the First Line of Little Charmers Pretend Makeup for Preschoolers, Fall 2016 SAN BERNARDINO, CA- May 17, 2016 – Little Cosmetics®, the best-selling pretend toy makeup for preschool children ages 3-6, announced today that it has acquired the Little Charmers license for North America in the role play category. The deal, brokered by Ken Harris of

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