S&S and DC Thomson sign Thunderbirds licensing deals

S&S and DC Thomson sign Thunderbirds licensing deals

Simon & Schuster and DC Thomson have signed "Thunderbirds Are Go!" licensing deals with ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE).
 
"Thunderbirds Are Go!" is a remake of the classic 1960s TV series and will air on UK TV next year to mark the 50th anniversary of the brand. Co-produced by ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures, in association with Weta Workshop, the series will consist of 26 episodes and will air on ITV and CITV.
 
Simon & Schuster will publish series of activity, novelty, sticker and storybooks in both print and digital formats, and DC Thomson will publish the official Thunderbirds Are Go! annual and a monthly magazine.
 
ITVS GE has also signed licensing deals with Kokomo (toiletry items), Danilo (greetings cards), Posh Paws (bags and backpacks and Vivid Imaginations (toys).
 
The first licensed products will hit the shelves in autumn 2015.