George R. Ditomassi, former Milton Bradley and Hasbro executive for more than 40 years, died on May 31 at the age of 86.
Storypod will release a range of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood products this year in time for the 2021 holiday season.
Kidz Bop’s 20th anniversary celebrations this year continue with a joint Kidz Bop and LEGO VIDIYO video series and fan sweepstakes.
Puzzle-maker MasterPieces has expanded its portfolio of licenses, announcing new agreements with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the Smokey Bear property; the U.S. Department of Defense for the U.S. Navy License; and outdoor lifestyle brand Mossy Oak.
Radio Flyer has officially introduced its first product line for adults, called “Flyer,” offering a range of e-bikes and e-scooters.
Amazon Kids+ and Moonbug Entertainment are kicking off a new content partnership with their first joint project, an original production of Arpo Robot Babysitter, based on the YouTube show Arpo, and a new Arpo mobile game.
BBC Studios has struck a multi-territory licensing deal with VTech, which will produce a range of electronic role play toys based on the the children’s TV property Bluey.
Mindfulness and meditation company Headspace has created a podcast with Sesame Street to teach little ones techniques for relaxing during their bedtime routines.
Fred Rogers Productions was awarded $1 million in grant funding from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to support production of its shows Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Donkey Hodie, and Alma’s Way.