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WrestleMania 35 Sets Record

WrestleMania 35 Sets Record

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – April 8, 2019 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced tonight that WrestleMania 35 broke the record for MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertainment event. WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $16.9 million, surpassing the venue’s previous record of $12.3 million set by WrestleMania 29 in 2013 as a sold-out crowd of 82,265 fans from all…

MGM Rolls Out Spooktacular Merchandising Program for The Addams Family this Halloween

MGM Rolls Out Spooktacular Merchandising Program for The Addams Family this Halloween

Los Angeles, CA (April 9, 2019) – Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) announced today an all-encompassing merchandising program for The Addams Family with products inspired by the upcoming CGI animated film release from partners such as Cost Plus World Market, Funko, HarperCollins, Bioworld, Rubie’s Costume Company and more. MGM has secured over 30 global best-in-class…

Nominees Unveiled for the 2019 International Licensing Awards

Nominees Unveiled for the 2019 International Licensing Awards

The ballot for the 2019 International Licensing Awards has been finalized, featuring 154 nominees vying for the industry’s most prestigious honor. For the first time in the Awards’ 33-year history, submissions and judging were held online As a result the Awards are more internationally inclusive than ever before The judging panel itself included nearly 150 executives…

Pukeko Pictures’ Kiddets Partners with NZ’s Trusted Early Childhood Health Advisor, Plunket

Pukeko Pictures’ Kiddets Partners with NZ’s Trusted Early Childhood Health Advisor, Plunket

Pukeko Pictures’ preschool brand, Kiddets has partnered with Plunket, New Zealand’s largest provider of free development, health and wellbeing support services for children under five. The partnership will see Kiddets and Plunket branded collateral made available to Plunket’s 530 locations in New Zealand to make these all-important health checks an even more comfortable and enjoyable…

As Part of its 100th Anniversary Celebrations, Felix the Cat Collaborates with Suavecito Pomade

As Part of its 100th Anniversary Celebrations, Felix the Cat Collaborates with Suavecito Pomade

As part of its 100th anniversary celebration this year, the iconic Felix the Cat brand has entered into a collaboration with leading US hair pomade brand Suavecito, for a range of men’s grooming products, accessories and t-shirts. The deal was brokered by CPLG on behalf of Universal Brand Development, owner of Felix the Cat. The…

First-ever Women’s Main Event at WrestleMania

First-ever Women’s Main Event at WrestleMania

For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania as the Raw Women’s Championship Match featuring Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch will take place on Sunday, April 7 in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and streaming live on WWE Network…

The Gruffalo Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Augmented Reality Trail at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

The Gruffalo Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Augmented Reality Trail at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Through a partnership with Magic Light Pictures, brokered by Australia’s Merchantwise Licensing, The Gruffalo Spotters Trail augmented reality app experience will come to life for the first time in Australia at the National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (NTCWS) just in time for the April school holidays. The event celebrates the 20th anniversary of the much-loved…

Konami Strategically Renames New York Office to Reflect New 360-Degree IP Rights Management Approach

Konami Strategically Renames New York Office to Reflect New 360-Degree IP Rights Management Approach

On the heels of a year filled with both change and growth, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. has announced that its New York City outpost, 4K Media Inc. has been renamed Konami Cross Media NY Inc. to reflect the company’s evolving, 360-degree approach to managing intellectual property (IP) for some of the world’s most iconic…

the emoji company Partners up with Gotta Love It to Develop an Expressive Apparel Line

the emoji company Partners up with Gotta Love It to Develop an Expressive Apparel Line

Online Retailer Gotta Love it! has created a new line of fun apparel showcasing emoji® – The Iconic Brand. The ever-growing line features the latest emoji® brand icons and witty statements with styles and sizes for all ages. All new designs, straight from the emoji® brand artists, will be added every month. The Gotta Love…

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products Showcases Diverse Portfolio at Melbourne Partner Presentation

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products Showcases Diverse Portfolio at Melbourne Partner Presentation

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) showcased its diverse portfolio of brands and properties to key retailers and licensees at its annual partner presentation in Melbourne early this month. The presentation highlighted Viacom’s leadership in creating entertainment experiences through its ecosystem of television, film, digital media, live events and merchandise that drive conversation and culture. VNCP’s…