The first Mister Maker (pictured) and Tickety Toc standalone magazine titles are set to hit UK shelves next year following two publishing deals between brand owner Zodiak Kids and Immediate Media and Signature Publishing.
On the heels of yesterday’s announcement from NBCUniversal that it has taken full ownership of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, the media company and Canada’s Corus Entertainment has revealed they are axing their UK-based joint venture kids channel KidsCo.
In a move to strengthen its online content experience for kids and families in time for the important holiday season, Toys ‘R’ Us has unveiled the Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Channel, a refreshed version of its YouTube channel featuring exclusive videos, news and product information.
On the heels of its successful exhibitor debut at BLE last month, Cypress-based entertainment company Outfit7 has announced a number of new international licensing partnerships for its popular Talking Tom and Talking Friends multiplatform franchise.
As part of its ongoing venture with Finland-based vacation travel services provider Holiday Club Resorts, Angry Birds owner Rovio Entertainment has picked Gran Canaria, Puerto Rico as the location of its fourth and largest outdoor Angry Birds Activity Park.
In line with its recent global consumer products reorganization, LA-based Saban Brands is set to open its first international office in London and has named industry veteran Gustavo Antonioni as the company’s MD of consumer products Europe.
The eighth-annual Licensing Awards, which attracted more than 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors, and suppliers to London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on September 10, have revealed this year’s winners honoring the best achievements in the licensing and marketing industry.