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Peanuts Worldwide taps brand executive and licensing expert Tim Erickson as Executive Vice President of Brand

Peanuts Worldwide has appointed the consumer products and brand executive, Tim Erickson as its Executive Vice President of Brand, Peanuts Worldwide, a role in which he will oversee the team managing the brand’s global licensing business. Working alongside the family of Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz as well as WildBrain’s …

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Genius Brands acquires slate of classic content for Kartoon Channel! as it promotes Jon Ollwerther to channel president

Genius Brands International is continuing to grow its content offering with the acquisition of a slate of animated hits, including The Adventures of Paddington Bear, Trollz, Super Matio Bros., and more. The new slate lands amid a raft of deals with content partners Nelvana, WildBrain, and ABC Australia. The move …

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WildBrain and The Teletubbies show support of LGBTQ community with first adult fashion collection ahead of Pride Month

WildBrain is partnering with GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGTBQ media advocacy organisation, to support 2021 Pride Month this June with the launch of its first Teletubbies fashion collection for adults. Proceeds from sales of the collection will benefit GLAAD to support its culture-changing work …

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The Emoji Company and WildBrain launch new 2D series Emojitown in major brand extension

The Emoji Company and WildBrain have forged a far-reaching content and licensing partnership to launch Emojitown, a new, digital first, animated series based on the emoji brand, as well as a new consumer product extension programme around it. Under the partnership, WildBrain’s AVOD network and digital studio, WildBrain Spark, has …

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The Emoji Company and WildBrain launch new 2D series Emojitown in major brand extension

The Emoji Company and WildBrain have forged a new, far-reaching content and licensing partnership to launch Emojitown, a new digital first series and consumer products extension of Emoji. Under the partnership, WildBrain’s AVOD network and digital studio, WildBrain Spark has teamed up with Emoji to develop and co-produce Emojitown, a …

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Sonic the Hedgehog will charge onto Netflix in new animated series in 2022

A new animated series of Sonic the Hedgehog called Sonic Prime will be tearing onto Netflix with a worldwide premiere scheduled for 2022. The 24-episode animated adventure is the product of a triple-threat deal between Netflix, SEGA of America, and WildBrain. Aimed at kids, families, and long-time fans of the …

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WildBrain CPLG expands its Emoji EMEA remit with UK, Eire and more

Emoji – The Iconic Brand, has tapped WildBrain CPLG to expand its representation across EMEA, starting this month by building on its already established partnership and adding the UK and Eire, Germany, Austria, Benelux, and Turkey to its remit. The new five-year deal will see WildBrain CPLG represent the brand …

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WildBrain Spark: How kids’ viewing habits changed in 2020 (and how to prepare for 2021)

As we quickly approach the end of a year heavily affected by Covid-19, and look optimistically toward a post-coronavirus horizon, toy companies and brands have a lot to think about in terms of their 2021 strategies, especially when it comes to advertising in kids’ entertainment.  WildBrain Spark’s Executive VP and …

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WildBrain partners with Samsung to launch new kids’ and teen channels featuring its hit series

WildBrain has forged a partnership with Samsung to launch multiple new kids’ and teen channels featuring a range of series from its content library on Samsung TV Plus, a free ad-supported video service distributed exclusively on Samsung smart TVs. The first new linear channels have now launched to millions of …

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Kevin Smith and WildBrain to develop original Green Hornet animated series

WildBrain has teamed up with the renowned filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor, Kevin Smith to develop an original animated series based on the superhero franchise Green Hornet. The new animated series will target a  family audience and feature classic Green Hornet elements that fans know and love, including his ultra high-tech …

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