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Spin Master champions new League of Legends Collection

Leading global children’s entertainment company Spin Master has launched the first of its collection as the global master toy licensee for Riot Games’ League of Legends, the most-played PC game in the world. A mainstay in the multiplayer online battle arena, League of Legends is a team-based strategy game in which two teams …

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The Point.1888 to represent Moonbug Entertainment’s Little Baby Bum in EMEA

Moonbug Entertainment has signed with The Point.1888 to represent another brand within its portfolio, Little Baby Bum, a fun and educational show for babies featuring classic and new nursery rhymes. It is the #2 nursery rhymes channel on YouTube (following another Moonbug Entertainment property, CoComelon, in the top spot) with 99 million …

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Epic Story Media signs deals on slate of zombies, horses and heroes

Independent content creation, distribution and licensing company Epic Story Media (ESM) has signed deals for both broadcast and licensing partners on a number of key titles across its slate of children’s programming – as well as debuting new MIPCOM launches. ESM has sold evergreen brand Pocoyo to WarnerMedia Kids & …

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Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry heads to Amazon Kids+ in the UK

Novel Entertainment has partnered with Amazon Kids+ for all five seasons of its acclaimed animated TV series Horrid Henry (250 x 11’). From 11 October, Horrid Henry can now be found in the UK through Amazon Kids+ on Fire TV, Fire Tablets and compatible iOS, Android and Chrome devices; a …

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BBC orders live-action series A Kind of Spark from 9 Story Media Group

9 Story Media Group has announced that BBC Children’s has ordered its new live action series A Kind of Spark (8 x 24’). Based on the award-winning book by neurodivergent children’s author Elle McNicoll, A Kind of Spark is the first project to be put into production from 9 Story’s …

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Disguise to launch new costume range based on Ghostbusters and upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Toy and consumer products manufacturer JAKKS Pacific has entered into an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for its costume division Disguise to produce costumes based on the hit film Ghostbusters, as well upcoming theatrical release Ghostbusters: Afterlife (set to release exclusively in US cinemas on 19 November). Disguise will design, market, manufacture …

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Penguin Random House Children’s appoints David Sprei as Commercial Director for Penguin Ventures

David Sprei will be joining Penguin Random House Children’s as Commercial Director for Penguin Ventures on 18 October. He will report to Francesca Dow, MD for Penguin Random House Children’s. In this newly created role David will lead the Penguin Ventures business to further growth, working in close partnership with …

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TIME celebrates International Day of the Girl by teaming with LEGO and Mattel’s Barbie

To mark today’s International Day of the Girl, TIME magazine has collaborated with two of the world’s most iconic toy brands, on LEGO-based art and episodes of Barbie You Can Be Anything. Red Border by TIME (TIME’s branded content studio) partnered with LEGO to highlight inspirational girls and young women …

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RHS partners with Annie Sloan for decorative decoupage papers

The Royal Horticultural Society and Annie Sloan, one of the world’s leading authorities in paint, colour and style, have announced a partnership for decoupage papers, a form of household decoration that simply and cost-effectively transforms a wide range of pieces in any home. With her design team, Annie Sloan carefully …

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Asembl announces appointment of Wendy Garth as Brand & Licensing Director – Design

Australia’s leading design, lifestyle and FMCG licensed brand extension agency Asembl has today announced the appointment of Wendy Garth to the newly created position of Brand & Licensing Director – Design. Wendy will drive the development of the agency’s ‘Fashion and Design’ division, which launches with the global representation of …

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