eOne Adds Content, New Global Partners for Peppa Pig

PeppaPigEntertainment One (eOne) started production on a new series of Peppa Pig. The show’s animation studio, Astley Baker Davies, will produce the new series, bringing the total number of Peppa Pig episodes to 381. 

New episodes from Series 7 continue to roll out on air to the end of 2018. The 117 new episodes currently in production will then launch on air globally from Spring 2019, to coincide with the brand’s 15th anniversary and will secure a pipeline of Peppa Pig content over the following four years. [Read more...]

eOne Names Nelvana Exclusive Licensing Agent for PJ Masks, Adds Licensing Partners in Canada

eone_nelvana_pjmasksEntertainment One (eOne) tapped Nelvana Enterprises, the sales, brand management and consumer products division of Corus Entertainment, as exclusive licensing and branding agent in Canada for its preschool series PJ Masks. The multi-year deal encompasses a cross-category licensing initiative that will feature a wide-ranging, mass-market consumer products program based on the TV series, which airs daily on Disney Junior and La Chaine Disney in Canada. Nelvana also is exclusive licensing agent in Canada for eOne’s preschool series, Peppa Pig. [Read more...]

eOne Signs Additional Partners for Peppa Pig Licensing Program in North America

eone_peppapig_princesscastleEntertainment One (eOne) named additional partners and renewed more licensing agreements for Peppa Pig in the U.S. and Canada. The licensing program now includes more than 70 licensees.

eOne has negotiated contract renewals with Candlewick for publishing (the U.S.); DecoPac for cake-decorating (the U.S. and Canada); Fiesta for amusement plush (the U.S. and Canada); GBG Beauty for bath and personal care (the U.S.); Penwizard for publishing (the U.S.); Primary Colors for confectionery and stationery (the U.S. and Canada); and Tin Box for tin ware (the U.S.). [Read more...]

eOne, Round Room Partner for PJ Masks Live Stage Show

eone_roundroompresentsEntertainment One (eOne) and Round Room Presents partnered to bring the first PJ Masks live stage show to the U.S. and Canada. Based on eOne’s animated series that airs daily on Disney Junior, Time to Be a Hero!, features music, aerobatics, and more. [Read more...]

eOne Debuts New Toy Lines for its Properties at Abrin Toy Fair

PJ Masks 2Entertainment One (eOne) outlined plans to strengthen its brands in Latin America with a new appointment to manage its portfolio for TV properties including, Peppa Pig, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, and PJ Masks.

Bruna Sawada joins the company in the newly created role of regional territory manager – Brazil and will report directly to London-based Murilo Hinojosa. Hinojosa leads consumer products for the entire Latin American region.   [Read more...]

eOne Partners with Youth Sport Trust for PJ Masks Initiative

eOnePowerof3Entertainment One (eOne) partnered with Youth Sport Trust (YST) for its animated TV property, PJ Masks, to become a brand ambassador for YST’s work with kids in the UK.

eOne will collaborate with YST on a PJ Masks-branded initiative that will introduce an Early Years day to the charity’s annual National School Sport Week, which will be rolled out to more than 9,000 schools and early learning venues across the UK from June 26 to 30. [Read more...]

eOne Renews Partnerships, Adds Licenses for Peppa Pig

PeppaPigEntertainment One (eOne) expands its consumer products program for Peppa Pig with a broader assortment of licensed offerings in the U.S. and Canada.

Jazwares will continue its role as the master toy licensee for the property in the U.S. and Canada, while there are contract renewals for Peppa Pig games from TCG and plush Beanie Babies from Ty Inc[Read more...]

eOne Signs 10 New Partners for PJ Masks

eOnePJMasksEntertainment One (eOne) is expanding its consumer products offerings for its series PJ Masks, which airs on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. The new products will debut at retailers in the U.S. this fall. [Read more...]

Entertainment One Expands U.S. Licensee List for Peppa Pig

MH-PEPPIG-10Entertainment One has signed new licensee deals with Colorforms, Fab/Starpoint, Galerie USA, Kurt Adler, Marmont Hill, Montco, and Parragon. Additionally, Jazwares has expanded its Peppa Pig range with new plush, playsets, and figures. Among the new offerings from Jazwares is the Muddy Puddles Family Pack and Peppa Pig’s Picnic Trip (with Red Car) and House Construction Set.

Colorforms has been signed for re-stickable activity sets; Fab/Starpoint for ceramics; Galerie USA for chocolates; Marmont Hill for printed artwork; Montco for corrugated arts and crafts; and Parragon for coloring and activity books.

Women in Toys Announces Nominees for 12 Annual Wonder Women Awards

45d2d355-1dc4-46da-af13-75bedb5a57b8Women in Toys Licensing and Entertainment (WIT), will honor a dozen women business leaders, its founders, and more than 50 finalists at the 12th Annual Wonder Women Awards Gala, which is also celebrating 25 years of the organization.

Game Changer Stylist Micaela Erlanger and Positive Body Image Advocate and Supermodel EMME will be present WIT’s Game Changer Award to Mattel. WIT will also present Sydney and Toni Lowe, two toy making entrepreneurs and the creators of Poketti pocket plush, with the Wonder Girl Award. [Read more...]