Entertainment

New My Little Pony, Transformers, and Magic: The Gathering content among Hasbro’s mass roll-out announcements

It was a flurry of major new announcements across each of its sectors that Hasbro issued throughout its first all virtual investor event this week, including new film and TV content for its biggest franchises including My Little Pony, Transformers, and Magic: The Gathering. In an address opened by Hasbro’s …

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Gaming, events, and retro-appeal: Scalextric talks its brand new horizons through licensing

Anyone paying any level of attention to the general narrative of the toy industry over the course of the past 12 months will know that there’s been a re-awakening among some of the market’s more traditional sectors. The hobby community is one among them. As consumers have found themselves with …

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MeteoHeroes grows its international presence with RTVE broadcast deal

MeteoHeroes, the environmentally-themed animated children’s series, is growing its global broadcasting presence, having landed a new slot with the Spanish broadcaster, RTVE. Under its new partnership with Mondo TV Group, RTVE will air series one of the animated show, the only children’s series to be co-produced by Mondo and the …

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Scotland’s Prickly Thistle celebrates 70th anniversary of Beano’s Dennis with official tartan design

Beano Studios has unveiled a special partnership with the traditional Scottish company, Prickly Thistle to create a birthday tartan in celebration of the fan-favourite rebel, Dennis, in the colours of his iconic black and red jumper. The Highland born and based company has brought the design to life with intricacy, …

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Factory celebrates 50th anniversary of Mr Benn with raft of new licensing partnerships

Mr Benn is celebrating its 50th anniversary not only this year, but this very day, with a raft of new deals and licensing partnerships secured by the Altrincham-based animation studio, Factory. Among the swathe of new licensees for the property now marking its half a century is the leading distributor …

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Nickelodeon launches Avatar Studios to for new Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra content

Nickelodeon has detailed the launch of Avatar Studios, a newly formed division designed to create new animated series and movies based on the Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. New, original content will bow on platforms including Paramount+, ViacomCBS’s own subscription video-on-demand service, as well as on …

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ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles and Taco Bell lead Ravensburger’s latest gaming portfolio

ALIEN, Disney Gargoyles, and a fully-licensed Taco Bell party game are among a line-up of new launches to be hitting the scene courtesy of Ravensburger for 2021, following what the US outfit of the global enterprise has billed as an ‘incredible last year.’ With a games division that continues to …

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Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering extend licensed products portfolio with WizKids

Hobby and tabletop gaming fans can immerse themselves deeper within the lore of the popular role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons and the strategy card game Magic: The Gathering thanks to a raft of new products courtesy of WizKids. WizKids is recognised as the premier manufacturer of premium pre-painted miniatures and …

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BlackMilk Clothing celebrates 25 years of Pokémon with second wave clothing collection

The clothing specialist, BlackMilk is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pokémon this year with a second collection of clothing featuring some of the franchise’s best-loved characters. The new range launches following the success of its first ‘hugely popular’ Pokémon collection, released back in June 2020, that went on to prompt …

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Baby Shark swims into your breakfast cereal thanks to latest Kellogg’s partnership

Not content with getting stuck firmly in your head, Baby Shark could be swimming in your breakfast bowl thanks to a new partnership between ViacomCBS Consumer Products UK and Kellogg’s for the launch of the Baby Shark Multigrain Cereal. The partnership marks the first deal between the two in the …

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