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BBC Studios expands its NFT trading card game Doctor Who: Worlds Apart with new series launch

Reality Gaming Group and BBC Studios have expanded on their existing partnership to launch a new Doctor Who: Worlds Apart permanent card set, Time Lord Victorious, featuring two new packs of cards following the Doctors from across the series as they face Daleks and the ancient alien race, the Kotturuh. …

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Dreamtex Ltd launches Bluey bedding produced in first partnership with the Better Cotton Initiative

The boutique bedding specialist Dreamtex Ltd has partnered with the Better Cotton Initiative for the first time as it prepares to launch its new, sustainably focused Bluey bedding in time for autumn 2021. Its partnership with the initiative is reflective, says the company, of its commitment to sustainability in licensing …

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BBC Studios and Immediate Media to launch Bluey Magazine this summer

The multi-award winning preschool series, Bluey has landed a new children’s magazine deal thanks to a partnership between BBC Studios and the popular kids’ publishers, Immediate Media Co. Bluey Magazine will feature new ways for children to explore the world of Bluey, with open-ended play activities and opportunities for young …

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Ripping up the rule book | NFTs could just change video gaming forever – but will the big players allow it?

This month, Licensing.biz is taking a look at the video games market to uncover and discuss the latest developments and opportunities in licensing around the world’s largest entertainment sector. Here, and in the first of a series of articles exploring the emerging NFTs sector, we explore the potential for non …

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Bluey billed “most important preschool IP since Frozen” as Stor SL readies merch portfolio for UK, Ireland, and EMEA

Bosses at the global product manufacturer, Stor SL have hailed BBC Studios’ preschool property, Bluey “the most important property since Disney’s Frozen” as it prepares to launch a portfolio of more than 50 licensed items to the UK, Ireland, and EMEA markets in the coming months. The range, spanning drinkware, …

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BBC Studios reshuffles licensing team as Rikesh Desai leaves licensing director role

BBC Studios has detailed a reorganisation of its licensing team following the departure of Rikesh Desai, the company’s licensing director for the UK and EMEA. Director of magazines, Mandy Thwaites will take on additional responsibility for the merchandising team, while global director of live entertainment, Mat Way, will now also …

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BBC Studios adds VTech to growing global toy roster for preschool series Bluey

BBC Studios has agreed a multi-territory licensing deal with VTech to produce electronic role play toys based on its multi-award winning children’s TV property, Bluey. Marking the latest expansion of the series’ global licensing programme, VTech’s initial Bluey range will feature popular characters from the series and lines include electronic books, role …

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BBC Studios bolsters Hey Duggee toy line up with MV Sports and new launches from HTI

MV Sports has become the latest name in toys to sign up with the popular BBC Studio preschool property, Hey Duggee in a new deal to produce a range of branded scooters, ride-ons, and bikes. The first wave of product will launch at retail this autumn, joining the existing toy …

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Bluey tops the ratings on CBeebies and iPlayer during first month on its UK free to air home

Bluey has been named the top rating programme on CBeebies in April, the same month that the popular preschool series launched to its free to air home in the UK. The series also become the number one show in its time slot for 0 to six year old children, and …

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Stateside | Hit pre-school series Bluey makes play for costumes market with Disguise, Inc partnership

Bluey, the hit children’s animated TV series from Ludo Studio and BBC Studios, is making a new play for the American costume and fancy dress market, thanks to a new partnership with JAKKS Pacific’s Halloween costume division, Disguise, Inc. Under the partner, Disguise is set to design, market, manufacture, and …

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