Tag Archives: preschool

Entertainment One grows Peppa Pig and PJ Masks profiles in Japan with TV Tokyo partnership

The popular preschool properties, Peppa Pig and PJ Masks are picking up the pace across Japan, having landed a new broadcast partnership with TV Tokyo. The deal marks the latest international development for Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, Entertainment One. Under the deal, TV Tokyo will broadcast 26 episodes of season …

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Milo celebrates ratings success on Milkshake! as preschool series goes from ‘strength to strengthg

Milo, the new preschool series from Fourth Wall and Planeta Junior, is celebrating high ratings across Channel 5’s Milkshake, the channel’s preschool segment upon which it made its UK debut in mid-May this year. Within one month of launching on May 10th in its prime time 8am weekday slot, the …

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Entertainment One’s PJ Masks to make season six return with global launch on Disney Junior

Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, Entertainment One will see its popular preschool series, PJ Masks return for a sixth season as it launches globally on Disney Junior in 2023. Season six will see the superhero trio Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko make their return for ‘their greatest adventures yet,’ as they encounter …

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Mattel partners with Munchy Play to bring Thomas & Friends to the dining table

Mattel has landed a new partnership with Munchy Play – the founders of the first children’s plate and track – to launch a new tableware collection based on the iconic Thomas & Friends franchise. The range will launch across the UK and Ireland. Featuring a built-in track, the plates aim …

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Moonbug makes play for organic baby food in the US and lands BBC iPlayer UK deal

Moonbug Entertainment is strengthening its licensing and broadcast portfolio on both sides of the Atlantic this week, having entered the organic baby and toddler foods market in the US, while strengthening the reach of its preschool portfolio through a new partnership with BBC here in the UK. The content studio …

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British stationery brand Manuscript Pen Company launches online preschool series Lionheart Tales

The Great British stationery brand, Manuscript Pen Company, has entered the children’s animation sector with the launch of a new preschool series based on its successful Lionheart Collection early learners craft brand. Manuscript launched its Lionheart Collection in 2019, with a range of arts and craft products for children aged …

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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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Acamar Films rolls Bing: Watch, Play, Learn app across Spain and the Netherlands as global growth continues

Acamar Films’ free premium app, Bing: Watch, Play, Learn is expanding its global reach with upcoming launches in Spain and the Netherlands, in a move that the firm states is ‘indicative of Bing’s accelerating global growth.’ Initially launched in September 2019, the app – which has been downloaded over 1 …

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Bulldog Licensing signs up with Marcus & Marcus as baby brand makes European licensing push

The mother and baby brand, Marcus & Marcus has shifted its licensing focus on to the European market, with the appointment of Bulldog Licensing to head up its plans across the children’s space and into toys, gifts, nursery products and more. Initially created as a range of infant feeding products, …

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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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