Tag: Licensing

PGS Hits Distribution Landmark for ‘Alvinn!!! and the Chipmunks’

Animation, Licensing
International brand manager PGS Entertainment has hit a licensing milestone for the new ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks animated series.  Created by Janice Karman, produced by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions, and commissioned by M6, PGS has secured 100% of the Pay and Free TV carriage available in continental Europe since introducing the property to international broadcasters last year.  Most recent licensing deals include K2 in Italy, RTBF/OUFtivi in Belgium, and Sic in Portugal. (more…)

Kidscreen’s HOT50 results are in!

Animation, Channels, Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise, Studio
Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the results of its first-ever Hot50 ranking of leading companies in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. Companies were invited to submit their top achievements from the past year for consideration over the summer. And then to determine the final Hot50, Kidscreen’s community of 15,000+ magazine and newsletter subscribers were  invited to vote for their picks in each category over a three-week period earlier this month. Here are the results by category, ranked from one to 10: (more…)

Tree Fu Tom Continues to Spread Magic Overseas

Headlines, Licensing
 FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment Appoints Three New Licensing Agents in Key Territories - CIS, Benelux and Israel FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announced today it has increased the international consumer products reach for its hit, pre-school, action adventure series Tree Fu Tom with the appointment of three new licensing agents covering Russia and the CIS, Benelux and Israel. The new agents will actively seek best-in-class partners and devise specific consumer product roll out strategies for their regions. (more…)

Is Flappy Bird the next big licensing star?

Merchandise, Top Stories
The free game is making $50,000 a day from in-app adverts Chances are you've already been frustrated by Flappy Bird, the latest addictive app game to hit the headlines. If you haven't, the concept is simple, you tap the screen to make the bird rise, and have to avoid flying headfirst into big green pipes, and it's notoriously difficult. While Angry Birds makes gamers happy, Flappy Bird makes gamers angry. (more…)