The Brand Radar: Kimm & Miller, Only Fools and Horses and keeping classic brands alive through creative design

Start Licensing’s Ian Downes looks at how gifting licensee Kimm & Miller is breathing new life into the classic BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses with a creative Father’s Day range.

Merlin Crossingham, Creative Director of Wallace & Gromit, on brands they can work with – and lines they can’t cross

Wallace & Gromit’s Creative Director, Merlin Crossingham, on how he keeps the pair in and out if trouble.

Pictionary game show to get month-long try-out on Fox

“We’re sure a lot of families got much better at Pictionary over the last 15 months, so we think the timing is perfect for a fun, innovative TV version,” said Frank Cicha, EVP Programming at Fox Television Stations.

WizKids brings DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince into board games with Summertime

Designed by Omari Akil and Hamu Dennis, Summertime sees players outwit each other with a series of tricky decisions as they travel across Philly.

Exploding Kittens teams with Universal for Exploding Minions

The new themed edition of Exploding Kittens includes new card types and Minions illustrations by The Oatmeal.

Prospect 100 launches global design competition that asks young creatives to re-design the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

“We are thrilled to see how these young creators will bring their vision of Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael to life,” said Veronica Hart, Executive Vice President of Global Franchise Planning at ViacomCBS.

THG’s Jared Hawkmoon on designing apparel for new Disney+ show Loki

We caught up with the designer behind the range, THG’s Jared Hawkmoon, to find out more about his approach to bringing Loki into apparel.

Rare teams with Disney to bring Pirates of the Caribbean to Sea of Thieves

“The sense of fun, wonder and the imaginative spirit that we hold real affection for in the world of Pirates of the Caribbean always felt like it could be complementary to the world of Sea of Thieves,” said Sea of Thieves’ Executive Producer Joe Neate.

Stephanie Kupperman on launching her own agency, Licensing 360, as a result of lockdown madness

Stephanie Kupperman on cult movies – and the ethos behind new agency Licensing 360.

Netflix launches online store selling apparel and lifestyle products based on brands like Lupin, Yasuke and Eden

“We’re always looking at how we can extend the world of our stories for fans, from apparel and toys to immersive events and games,” said Josh Simon, VP of Consumer Products at Netflix.

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