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The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill to Launch on Nat Geo Kids in Latin America

blinkybillStudio 100 Media and National Geographic received exclusive pay-TV rights of the CGI animated series The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill for the Latin American territories. The deal was arranged by Studio 100’s exclusive distribution partner for Latin America, Comarex.

The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill will air on National Geographic’s kids’ multiplatform Nat Geo Kids. The show launches on July 1 in Latin America and Brazil this September. The show targets kids ages 4 to 7. Read the rest of this entry »

Scholastic Acquires Rights to Children’s Books by New England Patriot Malcolm Mitchell

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Scholastic acquired world English rights to three children’s books by Malcolm Mitchell, New England Patriot wide receiver. Scholastic is set to release a newly-illustrated version of Mitchell’s book The Magician’s Hat. The book will be illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff.

Two original books will follow the publishing of The Magician’s Hat. The book is intended for kids ages 4-8 and tells the story of a magic man who appears at a town’s library on Family Fun Day. The magic man’s arsenal of tricks reveals books that make kids’ dreams come true. Read the rest of this entry »

Boots Extends Teletubbies Offerings

teletubbiescplgUK retailer Boots increased its range of Teletubbies products across multiple categories.

After last year’s success of the toy ranges by Character Options and MV Sports, Boots plans to extend its Teletubbies offering. The Solutions EU toilet training products recently launched and include the Teletubbies Step Stool, Training Seat, and Steady Potty. The collection is now available in store and online.

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Turner Asia Pacific Invests in Pops Worldwide

TurnerLogoTurner Asia Pacific  invested in POPS Worldwide, which gives the company a significant minority stake in the digital entertainment company. This agreement extends Turner’s existing partnership with POPS.

Turner’s Boomerang brand launched in Vietnam last April on Pops Kids, bringing kids international animations dubbed in Vietnamese. POPS also manages Vietnam’s top YouTube channel and POPS Music. The company expanded the video network to Daily Motion and Facebook and launched a POPS Kids app.

Alpha Group, Man of Action Partner to Create New Animated Series

ALPHA_LogoAlpha Group US LLC and Man of Action Entertainment, creator of Ben 10 and Big Hero 6, partnered to write and produce a new original animated series. Matthew Wexler (PAW Patrol and Bakugan) of WexWorks Media, joined the project as the executive producer.

 

Ranger Rob Series Renewed for Second Season, New Toy Line Set for Release

RangerRobRanger Rob, an animated series from Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, has been renewed for a second season. The season is set to include 14 new episodes.

The series was ranked No. 1 for boys ages 2-11 on Corus’ Treehouse network in Canada during the fall 2016 season. Its rankings are also high in other territories, such as TF1 in France, Super RTL in Germany, Disney Channel in Australia, Nickelodeon in Italy, Canal Panda Portugal, YLE/TV2 Finland, and HOP Israel.

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International Franchise Corp., Global Icons Enter Worldwide Representation Agreement

GlobalIconsGlobal Icons entered a worldwide representation agreement with International Franchise Corp. The deal spans across each of International Franchise’s frozen dessert brands, including Yogen Früz, Swensen’s Ice Cream, Dreamery, and Pinkberry.

Global Icons will look to create market and brand specific licensing programs for the different brands’ identity and image, flavor profiles, and geographic strengths. An emphasis will be placed on food, beverages, and housewares.

CPLG Adds Three New Space Invaders Partners

SpaceInvadersCPLG signed three new licensees for the video game Space Invaders to create lines for apparel and footwear. Fashion UK is on board to create Space Invaders footwear for both kids and adults, CWI will launch nightwear and underwear and has confirmed listings at George at Asda, and Fabric Flavours will launch kids’ daywear. All three are set to launch throughout this year.

Trademark Products, an existing licensee, confirmed new listings for its apparel and accessories range with GAME, Sainsbury’s, and Pulp for AW 2017.

Acamar Films Appoints ELC Europe, Mediogen as Licensing Agents

This month, Acamar Films appointed the licensing agents ELC Europe and Mediogen to represent its global children’s series Bing. ELC Europe will handle licensing in Poland, and Mediogen will manage licensing in Israel.

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Publishers Weekly, Combined Book Exhibit, BolognaFiere Launch First New York Rights Fair

PublishersWeekly copyPublishers Weekly, Combined Book Exhibit, and BolognaFiere S.p.A. partnered to launch the New York Rights Fair, the first trade and licensing show in the U.S. centered around international rights, distribution, and licensing of both adult and children’s content.

The fair is scheduled to take place May 30- June 1, 2018 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan and will act as a networking opportunity for U.S. publishers and agents and their global counterparts. Items set to be covered include rights, sales, negotiation, and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film, and digital channels.

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