Entertainment

Silvergate taps Moose Toys for new Octonauts and spin-off series toy line

Moose Toys has partnered with Silvergate Media to launch a new Octonauts toy line developed to support the popular animated pre-school series and the upcoming release of its spin-off series, Octonauts: Above & Beyond. First launched to screens in 2010, Octonauts has a global broadcast platform spanning multiple territories and …

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Hasbro extends WildBrain CPLG partnership for eOne brands across Nordics and CEE

Hasbro Consumer Products has extended its partnership with WildBrain CPLG in a deal that will see the licensing agency represent eOne brands Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ricky Zoom in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe. The popular pre-school brands will join WildBrain CPLG’s existing representation in these territories …

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LEGO teams with Universal Music Group to launch creative music franchise LEGO Vidiyo

The LEGO Group has teamed up with Universal Music Group to unveil LEGO Vidiyo, an innovative music video maker experience that celebrates children’s creativity and passion for music. Through LEGO Vidiyo, kids can direct, produce, star in, and share their own music videos, using chart-topping tracks from Universal Music’s wealth …

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Rachel Lowe launches Beano board game to celebrate 70 years of Dennis the Menace

The iconic British comic brand, Beano is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Dennis the Menace’s first appearance with the launch of a new board game developed by the award-winning designer, Rachel Lowe. In a partnership secured by Rocket Licensing on behalf of Beano Studios, the new Beano game will bring …

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Pinkfong and Baby Shark’s Space Adventure tops Netflix’s Top Ten Charts across 17 countries

Pinkfong and Baby Shark’s Space Adventure has become the fifth most-watched movie in Netflix’s Today’s Top Ten in the US, only five days after its launch on to the streaming service. The film also ranked in the Today’s Top Ten Movies across Netflix in 17 countries, including in the UK, …

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Nelvana, Spin Master and TMS Entertainment mark third season return of Bakugan: Geogan Rising and new toy lines

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Spin Master, and TMS Entertainment have detailed the third season return of the hit action adventure series, Bakugan: Geogan Rising and an accompanying extended toy line. The new season will premiere on Sunday, January 24 on Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon in Canada, with new episodes airing weekly. It …

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Beyblade Burst Surge lands on Disney XD in Feb as Hasbro extends Speedstorm toy line

The fifth season of the hit anime series, Beyblade Burst Surge is landing on Disney XD next month, bringing with it a run of 26 episodes and an extended toy line from Hasbro that will tap directly into the core base of Beyblade fans. The highly anticipated fifth season will …

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Hit action anime series Baki taps Reemsborko for Europe and Australasia licensing

The popular action anime, Baki is on the path to grow its licensing activity across Europa and Australasia, having appointed the pop culture licensing specialist, Reemsborko to represent the property across all categories. Baki has been the subject of multiple manga, anime, and video games over the last 30 years …

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Asterix celebrates year of ‘unparalleled success’ in album sales and licensing deals

Asterix has marked 2020 as a year ‘of unparalleled’ success during which its latest album, The Chieftain’s Daughter sold more than five million copes around the world, hitting a new record for an Asterix album since the series takeover in 2013. Meanwhile, the illustrated album Le Menhir d’Or, published in …

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Children’s author David Lawrence Jones to read Super Geek Heroes books for National Storytelling Week

The author and producer, David Lawrence Jones, has produced a series of seven read-aloud videos of the popular Super Geek Heroes picture books to coincide with National Storytelling Week that will run from January 30th to February 6th. Lawrence Jones is the author and producer behind the pre-school 3D animated …

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