Character Licensing

UYoung seals raft of deals with CCTV

June 28, 2019

UYoung, China’s leading children’s and family entertainment and media company, announced it has licensed multiple shows to CCTV, China’s state-owned broadcaster, for its children’s channel CCTV-14. The three multiple-season shows picked up by CCTV are: three seasons of Mia and me (78 x 22’), two seasons of Messy Goes to Okido (78 x 11’)  and […]

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Mondo TV announces YooHoo balloons deal with Grabo for Italy and Russia

June 26, 2019

Mondo TV, a major international player in the production, distribution and licensing of animated content, has announced a new license award for YooHoo, the highly successful property based on the hit Mondo TV and Aurora World co-production for children, YooHoo to the Rescue. Grabo Balloons, a world-leading designer and manufacturer of inflatable products, will bring […]

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Chacha Chaudhary back with new episodes

June 25, 2019

Popular cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma’s creation and hugely popular Indian comic book “Chacha Chaudhary” is all set to come back with new series of episodes. The show will be aired on Hungama TV from Monday to Friday from 1.30pm to 7.00pm and bi-weekly on Yotube every Friday at 3.00pm.

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Firefly ropes in ‘Booba’ to its licensing portfolio

June 24, 2019

D Sparrow has chosen Firefly Brand Management to be its North American licensing agent for the “Booba” animated series. The children’s preschool series airs on Netflix, YouTube, Amazon and iTunes in U.S. markets. It follows the adventures of a little creature called Booba. “We are delighted to be working with the 3D Sparrow team and […]

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Dream Theatre acquires licensing rights for Ninja Hattori

June 24, 2019

Brand Management and licensing representation company, Dream Theatre Pvt. Ltd., has acquired the licensing and merchandising rights for Ninja Hattori in India. Ninja Hattori is a long running and one the popular shows on kid’s television. Dream Theatre will build and grow a diverse portfolio of Ninja Hattori apparel, back to school, home, personal care, […]

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Licensing International Awards 2019: Winners Announced

June 6, 2019

The winners of the 2019 International Licensing Awards were unveiled during the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. “2018 was an incredible year for our industry, which is reflected in tonight’s slate of winners and honorees,” said Licensing International’s President, Maura Regan. “It’s been particularly satisfying to see the increasingly international nature of the licensing business […]

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Zoonicorn launches new series of animated sing-along music videos

June 6, 2019

Zoonicorn introduces three new animated music videos with original scores and lyrics, bringing its video content to 11 for children ages 2-6. The rich and engaging music videos will be available on YouTube and HappyKidsTV, with additional distribution agreements set with Kabillion, Kid Genius and Kidoodle.tv. In each video, Zoonicorns take young animals who are […]

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Motu Patlu wax statues to grace Madame Tussauds in Delhi

June 4, 2019

Kids magazine Lotpot’s characters Motu Patlu who have been entertaining kids on Nickelodeon are set to be the first Indian animated characters to have their wax statues at Madame Tussauds in Delhi. The cartoon characters are all set to get waxed today. The association between Lotpot and Nickelodeon has created a vibrant ecosystem around the […]

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Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products announces first licensing partners for Blue’s Clues & You!

June 4, 2019

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) announced the first licensees for Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues & You!, a reboot of the groundbreaking curriculum-driven interactive series Blue’s Clues. Just Play will be the global preschool toy partner for plush, figures, playsets and role play, Vtech will be the global partner for early learning toys, and Cardinal will manage […]

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Herschend Entertainment Studios appoints Alpha Group as global master toy partner for Chuggington animated series

June 3, 2019

Herschend Entertainment Studios™ (“HES”) announced that production has commenced on season six of their popular children’s series, Chuggington, and that Alpha Group has been appointed as the global master toy partner in a multi-year collaboration to deliver an innovative range of Chuggington toys to fans around the world.  The new season and toy line will […]

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Evolution USA aapointed as licensing agency for Just Play’s Hairdorables brand

May 31, 2019

Evolution USA, the premier global licensing and brand management firm based in Calabasas CA, announced that it has been appointed to develop and manage a full scale licensing program for Just Play’s best-selling girls collectible doll brand, Hairdorables.  The brand is targeted to girls ages 5-9 and was the #1 fastest growing small doll property […]

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Cartoon Network announces new and expanded Rick and Morty product collaborations

May 30, 2019

As fans eagerly await the recently-revealed November 2019 return of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty, Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) has announced a robust lineup of new licensing and merchandising partnerships, which will launch throughout 2019. The pop culture phenomenon, which was awarded 2018’s Top License of the Year Award, continues to be a dominating force […]

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Sony YAY kickstarts 124 city van activation campaign

May 27, 2019

With the summer vacations across India heating up, Sony YAY! the destination of unlimited happiness for kids, aims to take the masti several notches higher! With a massive 124 city van activation, Sony YAY! is all set to amplify its on-ground engagement with kids. Right from experiencing kid’s favorite Honey-Bunny’s banter and camaraderie to the […]

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Live Company Signs Licencing And Merchandising Deal With LMI

May 23, 2019

London based Live Company Group PLC on announced that it has signed a licencing and merchandising agreement with Licensing Management International Ltd. Shares in children’s entertainment and education brand Live Co were up 6.7% at 61.33 pence Wednesday in London. LMI is a marketing consultancy and licencing management company which offers brand licencing. LMI is […]

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