Entertainment

Anderson Entertainment plans portfolio expansion following deal with ITV Studios

Anderson Entertainment, the content production company set up by the late Gerry Anderson, has signed a new license agreement with ITV Studios, to expand the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson portfolio into apparel, publishing, toys and figures, homeware and giftware – and then sell products worldwide. Anderson Entertainment’s portfolio is home …

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Hasbro launches Peppa Pig audio stories across Amazon Prime, Apple Music, and Spotify

Hasbro has revealed its plans to release a series of new Peppa Pig audio stories across multiple digital streaming platforms around the world, including on Amazon Prime, Apple Music, and Spotify from today (Monday, November 23rd) onwards, with plans for more to come. Marking a new first for Peppa Pig, …

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On the EDGE Conservation outlines licensing plans as it launches endangered animals virtual influencers

On the EDGE Conservation, a charitable foundation dedicated to the promotion of biodiversity and conservation, is building on its debut in the worlds of mobile gaming and educational publishing with a series of anthropomorphic virtual influencers set to entertain and engage young YouTube audiences. The aim of the new influencer …

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Cornwall’s Beer Buddies details launch of Original Stormtrooper bottle opener range

Cornwall’s own Beer Buddies – the designer and distributor of character wall-mounted bottle openers – is preparing to launch its fourth licensed product taking the form of the Original Stormtrooper from the first ever Star Wars film. The launch arrives as the latest addition to Beer Buddies’ ICON range, a …

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Toy maker Melissa & Doug lands ‘biggest licensing deal ever’ with PAW Patrol and Blues Clues & You

The global toy brand Melissa and Doug, has signed an exclusive licensing partnership with ViacomCBS Consumer Products to develop and launch a range of PAW Patrol and Blue’s Clues & You co-branded toys for autumn next year. The toys will be designed to educate and empower pre-schoolers through active engagement, …

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Mattel Television is developing a game show around its popular family game UNO

Mattel’s world popular card game UNO has landed a new television deal, as the global toy maker detailed this week its plans to develop a new game show around the family gaming brand. Described as a ‘larger than life televised competition,’ the UNO Game Show will feature four teams who …

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Surge Licensing inks deal with indie author-illustrator Diane Alber

Surge Licensing has been appointed by the independent children’s book author-illustrator, Diane Alber, to develop and implement a consumer products program across key categories inspired by her Amazon chart-topping book franchise. The program will kick off with initial focus on a full-scale publishing program before tackling extended categories such as …

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Panini to launch Kid-E-Cats stickers and trading cards across the UK and Europe

The popular pre-school animated series, Kid-E-Cats is making its way to the collectables space thanks to a new pan-European partnership between the brand’s owner CTC Media and the stickers and trading cards specialist, Panini. The partnership, facilitated by APC Kids, will cover the UK and Ireland, Benelux, Italy, Spain, Portugal, …

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Warner Bros. drops first Tom and Jerry feature film trailer

Tom and Jerry are all set to make their big screen return with the release of the first full trailer courtesy of Warner Bros. for the upcoming, self-titled Tom and Jerry feature film. Marking the pair’s first return to feature film since the 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie, Warner’s …

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