As a result of fast growth across its lifestyle and entertainment portfolio over the past year, L.A.-based Saban Brands has formed two new units – Saban Brands Lifestyle Group (SBLG) and Saban Brands Entertainment Group (SBEG).
The Wayne, New Jersey-based retail giant posted a third-quarter net loss of US$213 million, compared to loss of US$605 million a year ago.
On the strength of stellar ratings in several Asian countries, Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) has sewn up multiple new deals in the region for its hit preschool property Peppa Pig and appointed a new territory manager.
L.A.-based Genius Brands International has enlisted PBS Distribution as its home entertainment licensing partner across DVDs, CDs and digital for its catalog of Baby Genius songs, videos and planned new content.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba and Shanghai Media Group have joined forces with Rovio Entertainment to bring its new Angry Birds Stella series to fans in China via reality/singing competition program Chinese Idol.