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Disney has combined two of its core business divisions – consumer products and interactive – into a single Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) arm in an effort to better meet changing consumer preferences in a technology-driven marketplace.
BROADCASTING / TV
Turner Broadcasting has bought nearly 450 half hours from Warner Bros. Animation for Boomerang, marking the newly rebranded 24-hour kidsnet’s first-ever exclusive original content deal.
Fuhu is expanding its retail reach in the US this summer with two new in-store programs for its nabi Big Tab at Toys ‘R’ Us and Best Buy.
With Jurassic World smashing its way through box offices worldwide, guest blogger Daley Pearson revisits other beloved TV shows and movies from his boyhood. First up: April O’Neil’s ‘turtally’ confusing relationship with The Ninja Turtles.
- Why traditional linear media is succeeding in the digital age (New York Times)
- Star Wars and Avengers boost Pinewood’s revenue to record high (The Guardian)
- The message behind LEGO’s new line of female mini-figures (Business Insider)
- A top YouTuber’s take on curating appropriate gaming videos for kids (Forbes)