Sunday, May 07, 2017

eOne Secures New Partners For "Peppa Pig" In the USA And Canada

Following strong consumer demand, Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a raft of new licensing partners, as well as renewed agreements with a number of current licensees, for its number one animated preschool series, Peppa Pig, in the US and Canada!

Boasting over 70 licensees and counting, eOne has secured additional new partners and renewed licensing agreements for new merchandise across a wide range of categories for the global show.

New partners include the likes of American Greetings and Colgate, plus the firm has secured renewals with Fiesta, Tin Box and more.

"Peppa Pig continues to be a well-loved brand in North America. We're excited to extend our existing partnerships and cement new relationships with such an outstanding group of companies for the world’s largest market," said Joan Grasso, Vice President (VP) for licensing North America at eOne Family.

"The upcoming new products will provide Peppa Pig fans with adorable new ways to incorporate their favorite characters, settings and themes from the series into their daily lives."

eOne has negotiated contract renewals with:

- Candlewick (publishing) – US

- DecoPac (cake decorating) – US and Canada

- Fiesta (amusement plush) – US and Canada

- GBG Beauty (bath and personal care) – US

- Penwizard (publishing) – US

- Primary Colors (confectionery/stationery) – US and Canada

- Tin Box (tin ware) – US

New partners include:

- American Greetings (social expressions) – US and Canada

- Colgate (oral care) – US

- Delta (home furnishings) – US

- Innovative Designs (stationery) – US

Expanded placement at mass and support from new channels continues to propel the licensing program for Entertainment One's (eOne) global preschool hit to new heights across the US and Canada. Now with more than 70 licensees and counting, the animated program is one of the top-ranked series on Nick Jr. in the US and popular among kids and families in Canada, where it airs on Treehouse TV.

Earlier this year, the show made its debut on Nick Jr. India and ramped up retail efforts in the region. In March, eOne strengthened its operations in Latin America with a number of new licensing agreements and appointing Bruna Sawada as regional territory manager for Brazil.

The bolstered agreements are part of eOne's plans to double Peppa Pig sales by 2020. Globally, the brand generates more than US$1 billion each year, and has more than 800 licensees.

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Sources:, License! Global, TVKIDS, Kidscreen, LTW Magazine.
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Nickelodeon To Give Sneak-Peek Of "Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" At Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2017

Toy World Magazine is reporting the Turtley Awesome news in their Licensing World 2017 supplement (page 70) that Nickelodeon will be giving licensing business partners a fantastic first-look at the networks upcoming brand-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, at Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2017, which will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV between Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th May 2017!

Additionally, Nickelodeon will also have a dedicated booth at Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2017, where the network will showcase their world-renowned sensational properties, such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Shimmer and Shine and Blaze and the Monster Machines, and share plans for SpongeBob SquarePants, building on the success of SpongeBob Gold! Nickelodeon's exhibitor booth will be located at Bayside Exhibit Hall – Level 1 - O180!

Nickelodeon is reimagining its iconic, global franchise, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with an all-new, 26-episode 2D-animated series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (working title), launching fall 2018! Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles follows this band of brothers as they encounter new allies and villains and discover a magical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City. The new 2D series is co-executive produced by Andy Suriano (character designer, Samurai Jack) and Ant Ward (supervising producer, current Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) at Nickelodeon in Burbank, Calif. The news was announced at Nickelodeon's Upfront 2017 presentation.

"The Turtles is a property that has reinvention in its DNA, which keeps it fresh and relevant to every new generation while satisfying the demand from its adult fans," said Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group. "Turtles has been an incredibly important franchise for us since we reignited it five years ago, and we’re excited for the new series to take the characters in a different direction with more humor, a younger and lighter feel and all-new dimensions to explore."

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will follow Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo on all-new adventures as they seek to unlock the mystical secrets of New York City. From the tallest skyscraper to the dankest sewer drain, the Turtles will encounter absurd new mutants and battle bizarre creatures all while enjoying their favorite slice of pizza. Tapping into mystic, ninja powers they never knew existed, the four brothers must learn to work together and navigate the perils of the modern age and hidden realms in order to fulfill their destiny to become a team of heroes.

Andy Suriano is an artist, illustrator and performer, and an Emmy and Annie Award-winning character designer and storyboard artist. His past credits include: Star Wars: Clone Wars, The Fairly OddParents, Duck Dodgers, Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends, Disney's Mickey Mouse shorts, Samurai Jack, and The Powerpuff Girls, among others.

Ant Ward is an animator, writer and producer best known for his work as supervising producer on Penguins of Madagascar and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Emmy Award-winner was integral to developing Nickelodeon’s CG-animation pipeline.

The new season of Nickelodeon's current CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tales Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, debuted on Nickelodeon USA in March 2017, and is currently rolling out on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons channels globally.

Considered one of the most popular kids' television programs of the 1980s, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a classic, global property created in 1984 by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. It first debuted as a successful comic book series and then became a hit animated TV show, a live-action television series and later spawned numerous blockbuster theatrical releases. The property is a global consumer products powerhouse, winning in every category that has hit shelves to date-with toys, apparel, video games, DVDs and more-and generating billions of dollars at retail. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has been the number-one action figure for the past three years and the franchise is a previous recipient of the Toy Industry Association's top honor for Property of the Year at the TOTY Awards.

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Drake & Josh - Drake "Makes Me Happy" Live on Stage | Nicknight | Nickelodeon Deutschland

Drake mit seiner Perfomance von "Makes Me Happy" Live on Stage aus der Folge "Die Riesengarnele!:

Song from Drake & Josh special "Really Big Shrimp".

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Miss Piddlin Sings "Give Peas a Chance" | All That | Splatire Week | NickSplat

Miss Piddlin reminds the children that peas are awesome and that they certainly need a chance!:

Clip from Season 3 of All That.

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