Entertainment

Ricky Zoom is racing onto Australian TV screens for the first time

Entertainment One has secured new broadcast deals for its latest CGI animated pre-school series, Ricky Zoom, that will see the already popular property race onto TV screens across Australia for the first time. The 52×11 min episodes from series one of Ricky Zoom are set to launch on Nickelodeon’s pre-school …

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Barbie launches health and beauty partnership with GlamGlow

The health and beauty specialist, GlamGlow has teamed up with Mattel to unveil a new, limited edition with the fashion doll icon, Barbie, and the toy brand’s own GlamGlow beauty collection. The new collection has been developed to celebrate self-confidence through self-care skin health, and features Barbie themed spins on …

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It’s World Emoji Day 2020 – Emoji Company CEO, Marco Huesges talks the continued success of the global brand

It’s World Emoji Day 2020 and a happy World Emoji Day to you all, a day on which not only the Emoji Company itself, but the hundreds upon thousands of emoji users the world over celebrate the global popularity of those little icons that have been helping people spread their …

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Video game industry pioneer Intellivision lands licensing deals with Major League Baseball and Evel Knievel

Recognised by many as the pioneers of the video game industry, Intellivision Entertainment LLC has detailed a raft of new licensing agreements with a focus on sports-themed games that include Major League Baseball, Evel Knievel, and the American Cornhole League. The new slate of partnerships now bring a portfolio of …

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The Point. 1888 lines up Kombucha drinks for Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage

River Cottage, the food and events business established by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, has signed a new deal to start producing its own range of Kombucha drinks in partnership with Equinox Kombucha. The deal was brokered by the UK licensing agent, The Point. 1888. The antioxidant-rich tea based drink is commonly consumed …

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ALG Brands to represent the estate of John Belushi and the Blues Brothers

ALG Brands has been tapped to represent the estate of John Belushi and the Blues Brothers for licensing and legacy opportunities, it was announced this week by ALG COO, Scott Austin. The branding firm will manage Belushi’s personality rights and will oversee the evolution of the Blues Brothers’ iconic intellectual …

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GBI taps Archie Comics for Stan Lee Universe comic books and brings in Batman’s Michael Uslan to develop the property

One week after it presented its major plans to develop the Stan Lee Universe, Genius Brands International has entered into a comic book publishing agreement with Archie Comics to publish comic books and graphic novels based on the never before exploited Stan Lee IP. An iconic name in the comic …

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Netflix series Queer Eye moves into furniture with Dorel Home

The hit Netflix series, Queer Eye, is making its debut in the home furnishings sector thanks to a new, fashion-forward, furniture collection courtesy of the US specialist, Dorel Home. The launch arrives as part of a deal brokered by IMG. Launched this week, after the recent debut of the seven-time …

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Lake Garda inspired lifestyle brand Garda Lakers signs first licensing partner in Spreadshirt

Garda Lakers, the destination and lifestyle brand that takes inspiration from the Italian attitude towards life and the world-famous Lake Garda, has signed its first licensing partnership with the Spreadshirt platform. Designed to epitomise the culture of the famous beauty spot, known for its close ties to the sporting worlds …

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Jetpack Distribution secures global rights for series based on Marvel Comics’ New-Gen

The independent kids and family TV distributor, Jetpack Distribution – has secured the global rights for a new sci-fi animated series now in production called New-Gen. The new series is based on the superhero comic book series printed and distributed by Marvel Comics. The series features a cast of multi-dimensional, …

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