The Young Scientists Club Extends The Magic School Bus Line

TheMagicSchoolBusThe Young Scientists Club will launch new science products for it’s The Magic School Bus line next year. The products will feature packaging inspired by The Magic School Bus Rides Again, the new Netflix series that launches this month.

In the series, Professor Frizzle recently earned her doctorate degree and takes off to travel the world, leaving her sister, Fiona Frizzle, in charge of her class. Ms. Fiona Frizzle and her class will soar into outer space, dive into the ocean, and travel into the human body.

Guru Studio Names Toy State as Master Toy Partner for Netflix Series

ToyStateLogoGuru Studios named Toy State as its master toy licensee for its Netflix Original preschool animated series, True and the Rainbow Kingdom. The deal was brokered by Guru’s licensing agency, Brand Central.

Toy State will create a robust product line featuring figures, role play, plush, play sets, and dolls, marking a major expansion into new product categories as part of the company’s overall global growth strategy.  [Read more...]

Hasbro Announces Stretch Armstrong Series to Debut on Netflix

Hasbro Inc. is creating a new original series, Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters, from Hasbro Studios to premiere on Netflix. The new teenage superhero animated series will reimagine Hasbro’s classic Stretch Armstrong brand into a relatable kids adventure that features diverse characters.  [Read more...]

Skylanders Releases Creator App Before Game Launch

SkylandersCreatorActivision Publishing and Skylanders Imaginators is dedicating the entire month of October to celebrate the launch of the new video game, the Skylanders Academy Netflix original series, and a new mobile app, Skylanders Creator. [Read more...]

Snaptoys Named Master Toy Licensee for Word Party, Debuts New Product Lines

Snaptoys LogoThe Jim Henson Co. has named Snaptoys as the master toy licensee for its new animated Netflix original interactive preschool series, Word Party. The show premiered on July 8 and is currently in its first season with 14 episodes. The second season will roll out on Oct. 12 with an additional 12 episodes. [Read more...]

Sakar Introduces Beat Bugs Product Line

Sakar International entered a multi-national licensing agreement with Centa IP to produce a new line of youth electronics based on the Netflix original series, Beat Bugs. The line will hit retailers throughout North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand next year. The products will include microphones, kid-safe headphones, Bluetooth speakers, walkie talkies, functional musical instruments, and a line of karaoke machines, all featuring the series’ five bugs Walter, Jay, Kumi, Buzz, and Crick. [Read more...]

Skylanders Series to Debut on Netflix

Blog Activision-SkylandersAcademy-6Skylanders Academy, the first production from Activision Blizzard Studios, Activision Blizzard Inc.’s newly-created television and film studio, will premiere this fall on Netflix.

The series will follow the adventures of the Skylanders team, a group of heroes with unique elemental skills and personalities who travel the Skylanders universe, protecting it from evil-doers and showing the next wave of Academy cadets how to do things the “Skylander way.” [Read more...]

Silvergate Media Signs Multi-Territory Deal with Netflix for Octonauts

octonautsSilvergate Media has signed a three year, multi-territory deal with Netflix for seasons one, two, and three of Octonauts.

Netflix is currently the exclusive subscription video on demand (SVOD) partner for Octonauts in the U.S. With the new deal, Octonauts is now available on Netflix in France, Latin America, and Canada. The number of series available varies in each territory.

Oconauts is now in its fourth season and is aired in more than 100 countries on Disney Channel, ABC, TF1, Super RTL, and China Central TV.

Magic School Bus Gets a Netflix Reboot in 2017

MagicSchoolBus9 Story Media Group partnered with Netflix and Scholastic to produce a new version of The Magic School Bus, set for global launch in the fall of 2017 as a Netflix Original Series. [Read more...]

Care Bears & Cousins Season 2 Premieres on Netflix

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The American Greetings Entertainment Netflix Original Series Care Bears & Cousins premieres its second season today. The gang of Care Bears Cousins from the Forest of Feelings is back with six new episodes on Netflix’s streaming service.

Care Bears & Cousins premiered around the world last fall. The brand also has a robust social media following, more than 5 million views of new and classic videos on YouTube, and has a portfolio of popular apps for mobile devices. [Read more...]