ITV Adds to 'Thunderbirds' Roster

Licensees are continuing to line up for ITV's reboot of the classic Gerry Anderson series "Thunderbirds." 

April 6, 2018

ITV Adds to 'Thunderbirds' Roster

Licensees are continuing to line up for ITV's reboot of the classic Gerry Anderson series "Thunderbirds."

The new series, "Thunderbirds Are Go" will debut April 4 and ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added a slate of new partners in the U.K. and Eire across key categories including toys, apparel and accessories, gifting and stationery.

New licensees for the brand include:

  • Global Solutions for Clothing will launch a range of children’s dress-up costumes;

    • Fashion Lab is planning a line of boys' outwear for mid- to high-end retail outlets;

      • Xccessories MC has created a range of children’s apparel accessories that includes hats, gloves and scarves;

        • Aykroyd & Sons will launch a line of boys’ nightwear and underwear;

          • Misirli is planning a collection of children’s socks;

            • Alfred Franks & Bartlett is developing boys’ sunglasses;

              • GB Eye has created a range of posters, prints, gift sets and badges;

                • Star Cutouts will launch a selection of boys’ cardboard face masks and cardboard standees;

                  • Paper Projects is creating a range of sticker formats and reward charts;

                    • UP Global Sourcing has developed tissue products;

                      • DNC UK will create lunchware and snack boxes;

                        • World’s Apart will produce novelty lighting including Go Glow Lights and Go Glow Pal, a plush light; and

                          • "Thunderbirds Are Go" production partner Weta Workshop has built a gifting program that features t-shirts, art prints, display models and

                            The Art of Thunderbirds Are Go

                            book.

                            “As excitement builds for the upcoming debut of 'Thunderbirds Are Go,' it’s fantastic to see our licensing program for the show growing so rapidly and welcoming such high caliber partners," says Trudi Hayward, senior vice president, head of global merchandising, ITVS GE. "From innovative toys to unique gifts, we’re delighted to be bringing the much-loved Tracy family into homes around the world.”

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