Consumer branding pro will lead global management of the company’s existing IP across licensing, merchandising, retail, and promotions; previously spearheaded successful licensing programs for major franchises including ‘Star Wars’ for Lucasfilm Ltd. and ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight’ for Lionsgate.
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Appointment comes in recognition of exec's contribution to growth and success of Genius Brands’ popular kids streaming platform; recent launch of ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ has elevated viewership to new levels.
New animated action-adventure series, starring the voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger, follows six young superheroes in training as they learn to use their superpowers for good.
The exclusive Kartoon Channel! event runs January 29-31 and will feature an introduction from series co-executive producer and star, Arnold Schwarzenegger; the shows officially debuts Spring 2021.
Genius Brand and ABG Entertainment partner with O’Neal on new kids’ action adventure series slated for release on Kartoon Channel! in early 2022.
The new season of Genius Brands’ popular animated series comes to Nick Jr.’s ‘Sunday Girls Rule’ block with a special Halloween-themed episode.
Genius Brands adds 230 new episodes of programming, bolstering their growing slate of family-friendly entertainment on their recently launched free digital platform.
Recently launched kids’ streaming platform brings free curated content to mobile devices, expanding its reach to millions of U.S. households.
New joint venture will assume perpetual, worldwide rights to over 100 original, previously unexploited, Stan Lee post-Marvel properties.
Famed director joins Genius Brands’ new animated kid’s series, also being developed into live-action series and feature film spin-off.
Fox Kids founding president and CEO joins company on eve of June 15 launch; David Neuman, former Walt Disney Television president, is named chief creative officer.
New channel coming June 15 to digital networks across Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Comcast COX, SelectTV, Dish, Sling TV, Tubi Xumo.
CG-animated preschool series from an award-winning production team including ‘The Lion King’ director Rob Minkoff is is expected to air on Nickelodeon’s preschool channel, Nick Jr.
Mattel subsidiary to develop comprehensive toy program across multiple categories for the preschool property for broad retail distribution worldwide.
Children’s entertainment veteran to provide counsel to newly elevated channel president Deb Pierson as she spearheads aggressive growth plans for the rapidly expanding platform.
Genius Brands International teams with Disney’s ‘Lion King’ director Rob Minkoff and ‘Frozen’ co-writer Shane Morris on preschool adventure series, ‘Rainbow Rangers.’
Industry veteran Jo Kavanagh-Payne Joins GBI as senior vice president, global distribution, overseeing catalog content sales.
The Hollywood Reporter premieres Stan Lee’s Pow! Entertainment and Genius Brands International’s new adult animated series.
Music and fashion-driven animated property to be released online and across other digital platforms including Toon Goggles, PopJam, BatteryPOP and the Kid Genius channel on Comcast’s Xfinity on Demand platform.
Genius Brands International secures largest content licensing deal in company history with all-new animated preschool series based on the bestselling book franchise by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney to premiere globally on Netflix in 2017.