Shout! Factory and UYoung partnered to bring preschool series P. King Duckling to the home entertainment marketplace in North America. This multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive home entertainment distribution rights (DVD and EST) in the U.S. and Canada for all 26 half-hour episodes of the first season of P. King Duckling.
Shout! Factory will plan a strategic rollout of this series, beginning in September through Shout’s kids and family imprint, Shout! Factory Kids. Broadcasted in the U.S. on Disney Junior, the new preschool comedy series has a learning-focused curriculumthat centers on overcoming challenges and inspiring creative thinking. Read the rest of this entry »
UYoung signed a deal with Mattel to be the global master toy partner for its new boys’ action series BattleClaw. The deal marks the first time a Chinese property has signed a global master toy license and also the first time such a license will have its worldwide launch in China.
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UYoung Culture & Media Co. Ltd., a Chinese entertainment company, will launch a base in the U.S. to create brands that appeal to both Chinese and international markets. The new division of the company, UYoung Entertainment International Inc. (UEI), will be based in Los Angeles.
UEI will debut at the 2016 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas at booth B154, with the launch of animated comedy preschool series P. King Duckling. The series is set to premiere on Disney Junior in the U.S., Latin America, India, Korea, and Southeast Asia later this year.
UEI also appointed Sander Schwartz and Elie Dekel as senior advisors to the company to launch of P. King Duckling, for global expansion, and growth strategies.