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Hot Netflix Show Disenchanted Adds More Heat With Spicy Licensing Deal

Bapper Entertainment is releasing a licensed collection of hot sauces from Jade City Foods to expand its merchandising program for the animated series, Disenchantment. Disenchantment is an adult-animated series from Matt Groening’s LLC, Bapper Entertainment…. . . . read more

Non-Profit Licensing: Sesame Workshop and Metlife Partner on Aid Program in Brazil, Mexico

By Allison Watkinson TLL Reporter Sesame Workshop and MetLife Foundation have announced a new phase of their partnership aiding disadvantaged groups in Latin America. The initiative is called Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Underserved… . . . read more

Literary Licensing: Oddbods Go to Print With Signature Publishing Deal

Signature Publishing and One Animation have inked a deal to launch a dedicated Oddbods-themed issue of Signature’s successful changing-theme magazine for pre-school children, ADVENTURES WITH. Under the partnership, the ADVENTURES WITH Oddbods issue will go… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Megalicense To Rep ZAG Licensing in Russia and CIS

The animation studio ZAG continues its rapid global growth as it hires Megalicense for representation in Russia. The deal with Megalicense also covers the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which also includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,… . . . read more

TV Licensing: United Talent Agency To Represent YouTube Hit Super Sema

By Allison Watkinson TLL Reporter The United Talent Agency has been appointed as the North American licensing and publishing agency for the YouTube Originals series Super Sema. A leading global entertainment company, UTA’s business spans… . . . read more

Sustainable Licensing: Popeye and Angry Birds Partner to Clean Up The Oceans

Polluters better watch out, as Popeye the Sailorman has partnered with the Angry Birds for a tournament supporting ocean cleanup efforts. The partnership between Popeye rights holder King Features and Angry Birds developer Rovio Entertainment will… . . . read more

Mattel Snags Global Deal For Disney Princess and Frozen

Multi-Category Collection Expected to Arrive at Retailers Worldwide Beginning 2023 Toy giant Mattel has signed a global, multiyear licensing deal for two of Disney’s most popular franchises. Under the agreement, Mattel will have the global… . . . read more

Who’s News: Susan Brandt Promoted to CEO at Dr. Seuss Enterprises.

Promotion Comes as the Company Wraps Up Its Highest Revenue Year Ever By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief Anyone following stories in TLL about Dr. Seuss Enterprises will know the company has been on… . . . read more

Film Licensing: EA Games Releasing Three Star Wars Games in Lucasfilm Deal

By Allison Watkinson TLL Reporter Big news for Star Wars fans, as Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm Games announced three new licensed video game titles in development from Respawn Entertainment. Respawn Entertainment, best known for their… . . . read more

Character Licensing: Popeye Goes Sailing, Plays Golf, With Two New Licensing Deals

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief King Features has signed up two deals that will see Popeye the Sailor Man adopted for a sailing club and golf gear. In the first of those two… . . . read more