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Care Bears Unlocks New Broadcast and Toy Deals in China and France

The updated version of Care Bears is making inroads around the world, most recently securing key deals in France and China. Care Bears: Unlock the Magic follows Cheer Bear, Grumpy Bear, Good Luck Bear, Funshine… . . . read more

One Animation’s Children’s Series Oddbods Heads To Sky Kids

Allison Watkinson TLL Reporter Content producer and licensing studio One Animation has secured a deal with UK entertainment distributor Skykids for its CG-animated series Oddbods. Under the deal, Sky Kids has acquired rights for season… . . . read more

Who’s News: Exile Studio Tags Stephen Davis to Head Kids Programming

Exile Content Studio has created a new children’s programming division, to be headed by former Hasbro Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis. The LA-based studio is better known for its adult dramas, like the Netflix hit… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Teletubbies Ushered Into Metaverse By Azerion

By Allison Watkinson TLL Reporter Virtual Reality gaming company Azerion is bringing Wildbrain’s popular Teletubbies into the metaverse.  The licensing deal will see Teletubbies characters incorporated into the HotelHideaway and Habbo metaverses, with the release… . . . read more

Video Game Licensing: Angry Birds CP Program to Launch With Netflix Series

By Allison Watkinson  TLL Reporter Rovio Entertainment and IMG are launching an Angry Birds consumer products program for the upcoming Netflix series Angry Birds: Summer Madness. Rovio is working with CAKE Entertainment on the new… . . . read more

Genius Continues Expansion With Hire Of New CFO

GENIUS BRANDS APPOINTS FINANCIAL MARKETS AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE ZRINKA DEKIC AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER After acquiring WOW! Unlimited Media and Your Family Entertainment AG over the past month, Genius Brands International has now appointed… . . . read more

Metaverse Licensing: Care Bears Ride The NFT Craze

The classic Care Bears franchise has signed a multi-year NFT partnership to bring the brand into the metaverse. Cloudco Entertainment and RECUR announced on Dec. 2 they have signed an agreement that will allow fans… . . . read more

Aardman Unveils ‘Very Small Creatures’ For Very Small Children

The renowned British claymation studio Aardman has unveiled a new series for 1- to 3-year-olds called The Very Small Creatures. Aardman is best known for its breakout hit Wallace & Gromit, and has since rolled out several… . . . read more

The ABC’s of Sesame Street’s Direct-to-Consumer Strategy

Sesame Workshop says fans of the Sesame Street show should “expect the unexpected” when it comes to Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) products for the holidays. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, says it’s teaming up… . . . read more

Preschool Licensing: Wildbrain Appoints Jakks Master Toy Partner for Chip & Potato

Extensive toy range based on global hit animated property will launch in Fall 2022, under partnership brokered by WildBrain CPLG The Netflix hit Chip & Potato is getting both a third season and a new… . . . read more