Tag Archives: BBC Studios

BBC Studios grows licensing and consumer products division with double hire

BBC Studios is expanding its consumer products division with the appointment of Louise Rigby and Gaby Dior as its new licensing managers, with a focus on expanding the programmes around Bluey, Hey Duggee, BBC Earth, and Doctor Who. The pair will report to BBC Studios’ licensing director merchandise, partnerships, and …

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Smash hit kids’ series Bluey to land on CBeebies next month with UK toy ranges to follow

The Australian smash hit kids’ series, Bluey is landing on CBeebies next month. The channel will be the first free-to-air platform in the UK to broadcast the series which is backed by BBC Studios. Under the new deal, series one of the hit animated series will air on the channel …

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Passionate about vintage toys? The BBC is looking for collectors and experts for a new TV series

The BBC has put a call out to toy collectors as its nation-wide search for experts and specialists within the vintage toys and memorabilia sector continues. Issuing a journo request via ToyNews, BBC Studios is on the lookout for top specialists to act as on-screen guides for a new series …

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Moose Toys and LEGO sweep five award wins each at Australian Toy Association’s Digital Awards

It was a tussle of the titans at the Australian Toy Association’s first Digital Awards ceremony this week that saw Australia’s own Moose Toys tie even with global toymaker LEGO with a sweep of five category wins each. Unsurprisingly, the awards poured in for Moose Toys’ licensed collection of Bluey …

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BBC Studios names Andrew Carley director of global licensing to build Bluey momentum

BBC Studios has promoted licensing industry expert Andrew Carley to the newly created role of director of global licensing, as the firm looks to build on the momentum of the hit pre-school brand Bluey. In his new role, Carley will lead a five-year strategic growth plan for BBC Studios’ global …

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BBC Studios launches digital trading cards collection Doctor Who: Worlds Apart on blockchain

Doctor Who has completed its jump into the realm of digital trading cards with the launch of Doctor Who: Worlds Apart, a digital platform that features more than 200 trading cards for Whovians and collectors to obtain. Developed by a pairing of BBC Studios and Reality Gaming Group, the new …

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Moose Toys and Ravensburger to lead UK retail charge for BBC Studio’s pre-school hit Bluey

BBC Studio’s popular pre-school animated series, Bluey is making its mark on the UK consumer products space with a new raft of licensees spanning toys, apparel, bedding and accessories as the series makes its arrival on Disney+ this year. Bluey has already been met with a ‘phenomenal response’ in Australia …

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Forbidden Planet teams with BBC Studios and Titan Merchandise on ‘most ambitious Doctor Who merch project ever’

Geek pop culture and hobby retailer, Forbidden Planet has partnered with BBC Studios and Titan Merchandise to launch an exclusive apparel and giftware range for Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious, in what it has billed its ‘most ambitious Doctor Who merchandising project ever.’ Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious is a …

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Doctor Who: Worlds Apart takes BBC Studios into Blockchain Gaming with digital trading card game

Doctor Who is leaping into the realm of digital trading card games thanks to a new partnership between BBC Studios of Reality Gaming Group that will take the property into the field of blockchain gaming for the first time. The partnership will enable fans to collect and trade digital versions …

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New York Toy Fair: Moose Toys to launch first toy range for Bluey to the US market

The Australian toy company, Moose Toys is introducing the first collection of Bluey toys, based on the BBC Studios series Down Under, to the US market this summer, with a planned launch for August 1st, 2020. Moose Toys has detailed its plans ahead of New York Toy Fair – running …

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