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Pam Kaufman Confirmed as Opening Keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Pam Kaufman Confirmed as Opening Keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products president Pam Kaufman will take part in a fireside chat with License Global content director Amanda Cioletti during the opening day keynote at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe. Kaufman will share her insights into the changing retail landscape, why the newly formed, globally aligned VNCP positions the organisation for success, and…

Rick and Morty Brings Home First-Ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty Brings Home First-Ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

Adult Swim’s critically acclaimed series Rick and Morty secured its first ever Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Deemed what a “modern day hit” looks like, Rick and Morty was the #1 comedy across all of television in 2017 with millennials and has become a multi-platform…

emoji® – The Iconic Brand Brings Digital Icons to Life in Hong Kong

emoji® – The Iconic Brand Brings Digital Icons to Life in Hong Kong

Some of The emoji company’s most popular digital icons moved from the screen to the real world in a series of live activations at two of Hong Kong’s largest shopping centers this summer. Both events, which kicked off in June and continued through the end of August, were developed in conjunction with the Sun Hung…

Renee Young Joins Monday Night Raw Announce Team

Renee Young Joins Monday Night Raw Announce Team

WWE has today announced two changes to its broadcasting team, naming Renee Young as the first woman to join the Monday Night Raw broadcast booth full time and Jonathan Coachman as the new host of WWE’s pay-per-view kickoff shows. Starting tonight, Renee Young will join Michael Cole and Corey Graves each week on Raw. Young…

Special Cinema Event Launches First Episode of All-New Series of Doctor Who

Special Cinema Event Launches First Episode of All-New Series of Doctor Who

BBC Studios Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and Sharmill Films are once again teaming up to bring audiences a special event screening of the feature-length premiere of The Woman Who Fell to Earth, the first episode of the new series of Doctor Who, and special behind-the-scenes content on 8 October. The highly anticipated series sees…

Bluey Set to Nuzzle Her Way into the Hearts of Aussie Preschoolers this October

Bluey Set to Nuzzle Her Way into the Hearts of Aussie Preschoolers this October

ABC Children’s continues to showcase incredible Australian programs that reflect the world of the preschool audience by welcoming Bluey, a loveable and inexhaustible six-year-old Australian Blue Heeler dog, who makes her debut on ABC KIDS at 8am on Monday, 1st October. During this 52 x 7 minute animated series we follow Bluey, who loves to…

Shaun the Sheep to Call Australia Home at Paradise Country

Shaun the Sheep to Call Australia Home at Paradise Country

Shaun the Sheep and flock will soon make their Australian home at Paradise Country on the Gold Coast, in a major new themed entertainment partnership between Aardman Animations and Village Roadshow Theme Parks, secured by Merchantwise Licensing. Paradise Country offers an authentic Australiana farm experience, giving domestic and international visitors the chance to experience farm…

Merchantwise Licensing to Represent Archie Comics in Australia and New Zealand

Merchantwise Licensing to Represent Archie Comics in Australia and New Zealand

Archie Comics has appointed Merchantwise Licensing to manage the Archie Comics brand licensing and merchandise in both Australia and New Zealand. Since it was first published in 1942, Archie Comics has become one of the most successful brands in comic history. Today, Archie Comics continues its reign with sales well into the billions. The company…

JoJo Siwa is ‘coming back like a boomerang’ and going all out Aussie this September on Nickelodeon

JoJo Siwa is ‘coming back like a boomerang’ and going all out Aussie this September on Nickelodeon

Following her whirlwind Australian tour in July, Nickelodeon is celebrating all things JoJo Siwa this September with JoJo’s 5 Days Down Under. Starting Monday, the 10th of September at 5pm AEST, and for the entire week, JoJo will host the one-hour block on Nickelodeon, introducing hand-picked episodes of her fave Nick shows – sharing why…

emoji® – The Iconic Brand to Takeover Chessington World  of Adventures Resort this Summer

emoji® – The Iconic Brand to Takeover Chessington World of Adventures Resort this Summer

Kick off the summer with a trip to Chessington World of Adventures Resort where emoji® – The Iconic Brand UK agent Bravado will be bringing their iconic smiles and colour to the resort for an incredible six-week campaign of activity and excitement for the entire family. Launching on the 19th to start the summer holidays,…