Spin Master inks raft of new licensing deals

The company has announced the launch of several toy lines for fall 2016, including Powerpuff Girls (pictured) and Popples.
Powerpuff girls

It looks like Toronto-based children’s entertainment company Spin Master is set for a good summer. In advance of the premiere of its new original animated series, Rusty Rivets, the company has also announced a raft of new licensing deals.

Produced and created by Spin Master Entertainment, Rusty Rivets will premiere on Nickelodeon on Aug. 22, immediately following a PAW Patrol special. PAW Patrol, which airs in more than 160 territories worldwide, is also produced by Spin Master. The first season of Rusty Rivets (26 x 30 minutes) follows the adventures of a tech-savvy young hero. The kids series will also air on Treehouse in Canada.

Spin Master announced it will also release a line of Rusty toys in fall 2017.

On the licensing front, the company announced that it will release a line of Powerpuff Girls figures and playsets this fall. The company is global master toy licensee of the Cartoon Network property. It’s also global master toy licensee of Popples, the retro cartoon which found a new home as a Netflix original series earlier this year. The company will release Popples toys in fall 2016. It will also distribute Teletubbies plush, plastic and bath toy sets in France, Germany and Benelux this fall and in the U.S. in spring 2017.

Other licensing deals announced include a fall 2016 launch of Noddy toys, figures, playsets, vehicles and games, as well as Build-A-Bear Workshop at-home craft products in the U.S, Canada, U.K. and Australia. A global rollout of Build-A-Bear craft products is planned for 2017.

In other Spin Master news, Toca Boca’s Toca TV soft launched in Canada on June 23. Spin Master acquired Swedish mobile developer Toca Boca in May of this year.