Charles M. Schultz


DHX buys Shortcake, Peanuts for $345m

Canada’s DHX Media has acquired the entertainment arm of Iconix Brand Group, handing it control of the Strawberry Shortcake and Peanuts children’s properties. The deal is for US$345 million, and will see DHX take 100% of Strawberry Shortcake and 80% of Peanuts, with the remaining 20% held by members of creator Charles M. Schultz’s family. […]

Cartoon Network buys new Peanuts show

The commercial arm of French pubcaster France Télévisions has sold its animated Peanuts series to Cartoon Network in the US. The shorts, based on the classic Charles M. Schultz comic strip and featuring Snoopy and Charlie Brown among others, will go out on the linear Cartoon Network channel, as well as the Cartoon Network app. […]