Genius Brands International appoints industry content sales veteran, Caroline Tyre

July 3, 2019

Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” announced the appointment of content sales and acquisitions veteran, Caroline Tyre to oversee global content sales as SVP of international distribution. Additionally, Tyre will spearhead the ongoing digital growth as Head of the Genius Brands Network, comprised of the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV.  The announcement was […]

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Poetic Brands and ASOS announce new Teletubbies t-shirts

July 2, 2019

Licensed clothing specialist Poetic Brands has announced the arrival at ASOS, the global fashion destination for 20- somethings, of a new range of t-shirts for young adults inspired by the characters from the classic British preschool series Teletubbies. The range uses images of the much-loved Teletubbies line-up, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, along with […]

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Aurora World announces launch of YooHoo live show in China

July 2, 2019

Aurora World, a leading character and content company and owner of the globally successful YooHoo brand, has announced the successful launch of the YooHoo: Nationwide Live show in China. Kicking off in early May, in Qingdao, East China, there was a great response to this sparkling and exciting family musical with 100 minutes of singing […]

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Dandelooo’s “The Upside Down River” flows to canal+

July 2, 2019

Boutique French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo has announced that it has been commissioned to develop and produce a new serialized children’s animation series The Upside Down River for Canal+, France. Dandelooo’s animation studio Ooolala in la Cartoucherie, Valence (France) will produce the new 2D animation, in co-operation with Canal+ Family.  Written by Jean […]

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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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G-Shock unveils new television commercial featuring brand ambassador Tiger Shroff

June 27, 2019

G-Shock, the popular watch brand from Casio, has unveiled a television commercial that takes its #ChallengeTheLimits campaign forward. Featuring the recently appointed Brand Ambassador Tiger Shroff, the commercial highlights the challenging spirit of the actor and his journey to becoming a successful star and youth icon. The television commercial finds the actor speaking about his […]

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Xilam Animation taps Charles Courcier as Head of Digital Production

June 27, 2019

Award-winning French animation studio Xilam Animation has appointed Charles Courcier to Head of Digital Production. In this newly created position, Courcier is responsible for sourcing, developing, financing and producing original web series to expand Xilam’s presence on YouTube, in addition to growing the studio’s presence across AVOD platforms. Additionally, Courcier will develop animated web series […]

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Genius Brands and Tankee On-demand forge cross content partnership

June 27, 2019

Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, today announced a unique content partnership between its Genius Brands Network, which includes the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV reaching 80 million U.S. households, and Tankee, Inc., the first safe, digital destination […]

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Boux Avenue names new merchandising director

June 26, 2019

Lingerie retailer Boux Avenue has announced that Marks and Spencer’s Rachel Harley will join the brand as it is new merchandising director to complete its new management team. Harley, who is currently head of merchandising for lingerie, swim, sleepwear, hosiery and active at Marks and Spencer, has been instrumental in leading a team of 50 […]

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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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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announces the publication of comicbook legend Stan Lee’s “A Trick of Light”

June 25, 2019

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced it will publish A Trick of Light, one of the last creative works by comicbook legend Stan Lee, on September 17, 2019. Years in the making, and his first novel for adult readers, A Trick of Light inhabits Stan Lee’s Alliances, an entirely new universe created in a unique partnership […]

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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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KickO unites music legends on World Music Day to bring music closer to children!

June 25, 2019

Rsearch says that music helps release the “happy chemical” in human body, infact we are programmed to be happier when we listen to music. And on the occasion of this World Music Day, destination of unlimited happiness, Sony YAY! Is all set to celebrate the magical gift of music and spread unlimited smiles amongst its […]

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RHS and Wax Lyrical present Wildscents – a new home fragrance range

June 25, 2019

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced Wildscents – the latest range in a highly successful partnership with Wax Lyrical, the UK’s largest manufacturer of home fragrances. Wax Lyrical’s new RHS Wildscents range is a collection of floral-inspired candles and reed diffusers that follows the popular homeware trend of incorporating insect and wildlife elements into […]

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