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Entertainment News
All-New Winx Club Animated Series to Premiere on Netflix in Q4 2025

Rainbow Studios has announced its new, CGI-animated Winx Club series is scheduled to premiere on Netflix globally in 2025. The news is accompanied by the appointment of Playmates Toys and Giochi Preziosi as master toy partners for an extensive new Winx Club toyline. This strategic collaboration usher in an exciting era of enchantment and adventure for a new generation of kids and the massive global fandom that has followed the franchise since the premiere of its first animated season in 2004.

TFE June Cover 2024
Magazine News Toys & Family Entertainment
TFE/TFE Licensing, June 2024

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DC Pride
DC Shop Unveils Pride 2024 Collection

Get ready to celebrate Pride with DC Shop’s new 2024 Pride Collection, available now for US customers. The vibrant collection offers fans apparel and home goods featuring exclusive designs of DC’s fan-favorite LGBTQIA+ characters including Wonder Woman (Nubia), Batwoman, Superman (Jon Kent), Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. Featuring new comic book artwork exclusive to DC Shop, the collection is a must-have for DC fans.

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Entertainment News
Mattel Television Studios Announces New Animated Series ‘Barbie Mysteries: The Great Horse Chase’ to Debut on Netflix This Fall

Mattel, Inc (NASDAQ: MAT) announced Barbie Mysteries: The Great Horse Chase, Mattel Television Studios’ all-new animated children’s series, will debut globally on Netflix this fall. Featuring an all-new animation style and storyline, Barbie Mysteries: The Great Horse Chase will consist of eight 25-minute episodes.

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Supercell Expands WildBrain CPLG Partnership with Consumer Products Program for Hit Game Brawl Stars

Supercell is expanding its partnership with WildBrain CPLG, a trusted licensing partner for leading brands worldwide, to bring Brawl Stars consumer products to millions of fans across the globe. WildBrain CPLG already represents Supercell’s smash-hit gaming franchise The World of Clash, inclusive of mobile games Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, which have together racked up over 4 billion in downloads.

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Entertainment News
Peppa Pig Joins the World of Podcasting Exclusively With Audible

Audible, a leading provider of spoken word entertainment, has announced Peppa Pig’s Play-A-Long Podcast, the first release as part of a podcasting deal with leading toy and game company, Hasbro. Building on the cherished legacy of Peppa Pig, this podcast invites listeners into Peppa’s world with six episodes, each spanning 15 minutes. Voiced by Amelie Bea Smith as Peppa Pig, the podcast features Peppa and her pals in a mix of fun interactive games, outdoor adventures, and even catchy sing-alongs with her sensational new band, The Piggy-Wigs. Whether it’s a companion during car rides or a calming wind-down before bedtime, Peppa Pig’s Play-A-Long Podcast guarantees an immersive experience for the whole family.

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Jazwares Named to TIME’s Prestigious List of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies

Jazwares, a leading global toy company, is proud to announce that it has been named to the prestigious fourth annual TIME100 Most Influential Companies list, highlighting companies making an extraordinary impact worldwide. “At Jazwares, we’re passionate about bringing imagination to reality through multigenerational brands such as Squishmallows and our unparalleled commitment to giving back to the communities where we work and play,” said Judd Zebersky, Founder and CEO of Jazwares. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies, a testament to the dedication and creativity of our 1,400 employees and our collective mission in bringing joy to millions of kids, families, and fans around the world.”

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Licensing News
Jazwares Signs Master Licensing Agreement with Paramount Global for ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

Jazwares, one of the world’s leading toy companies, and Paramount Global, a leading global media, streaming and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide, has announced that they have inked multi-contract deals to release a robust slate of top-of-the-line toys, costumes, and accessories based on some of the entertainment giant’s most iconic properties. As part of the new agreement, Jazwares will hold global master rights to produce figures, toy vehicles, dolls, plush, and playsets for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender franchise. In a multi-contract collaboration, Jazwares will also possess North American rights for costumes and accessories for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender franchise and hit Paramount entertainment properties, including Dora, SpongeBob SquarePants, Star Trek and Yellowstone. The Paramount and Jazwares portfolio has an expected retail set in 2025.

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Licensing News
Nelvana Appointed Merchandising Agency for MGA Entertainment in Canada

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a world-leading international producer, distributor, and licensor of children’s animated and live action content, announced today its new licensing agreement with MGA Entertainment, one of the fastest growing and largest privately held toy and entertainment companies in the world. As its licensing agent in Canada, Nelvana will handle all consumer products licensing, marketing, and retail support in Canada, outside of toys, for MGA’s household name brands such as the award-winning L.O.L. Surprise, Bratz, Rainbow High, Little Tikes, and the highly popular, global sensation MGA’s Miniverse.