Nickelodeon is bolstering its preschool lineup with the July debut of Mutt & Stuff, a new series co-created by children’s TV veterans Sid and Marty Krofft, and a third-season order for Blaze and the Monster Machines.
Along with picking up the master toy license for upcoming preschool reboot Noddy, Toyland Detective, the Toronto, Canada-based toyco has renewed its licensing deal for DWA’s How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has appointed Toronto’s Spin Master as global master toy partner for new 3D-animated feature film The Secret Life of Pets, produced by Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of DHX Media-produced animated preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim and inked publishing and global master toy partnerships.
The consumer products campaign for Disney’s mega-hit movie Frozen took top honors for overall best licensed program at yesterday’s Excellence Awards, hosted by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). Read on for the full list of this year’s winners.