MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU: Record Preview for Animated Pandemic...
Theatrical

Universal/Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru has grabbed the best previews for an animated movie during the pandemic with $10.75M. That’s purely from showtimes that started yesterday at 2PM f...

Deadline
July 1, 2022

NBCUniversal to Shut Down Olympic Channel As Sports Migrate to...
Sports - Streaming - Television

A second NBCUniversal sports cable outlet is getting ready to finish its game. NBCUniversal has notified cable and satellite operators that it intends to shut down its Olympic Channel, devoted largel...

Variety
July 1, 2022

Instacart and Walmart Canada Launch Virtual Convenience Store
Retail

Instacart announced on Thursday it has expanded its partnership with Walmart Canada to include a virtual convenience store pilot in Toronto. Called Walmart Now, the virtual store offers nearly 4,000 ...

Grocery Dive
July 1, 2022

Panda Express to Give Away Prizes to Celebrate 35 Years of Ora...
Dining

Panda Express is officially celebrating 35 years of The Original Orange Chicken. The internationally renowned, iconic fan-favorite dish turns 35 on July 15, 2022. To take part in the celebration, st...

QSR Magazine
July 1, 2022

TUMI Enters Official Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Sports - Travel

NEW YORK , July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and TUMI announced today a new partnership designating TUMI as an Official Partner of the Club's pre-season tour to Korea thi...

Faisal Hussain
July 1, 2022

A Hard Duo Like No Other: Sonic Hard Southern Sweet Tea &...
Beverages - CPG - Press Releases

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovations continue to roll out for the SONIC™ Hard Beverages product line via the introduction of two new offerings for fans to enjoy throughout the...

Faisal Hussain
July 1, 2022

Depop Partners with THE SIMS on In-Game Marketplace and Circul...
Fashion - Gaming

Digital marketplace Depop is entering the gaming domain in a new partnership with Electronic Arts‘ The Sims. As part of The Sims 4‘s newest expansion pack “High School Years,” Depop and the ga...

HypeBeast
July 1, 2022

“Ugly for a Reason”: Birkenstock Launches Its Firs...
Branding - Fashion - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LINZ AM RHEIN, Germany and LONDON, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- "Ugly for a Reason" - with this provocative message, BIRKENSTOCK draws attention to its first global brand campaign – a three-pa...

Faisal Hussain
July 1, 2022

Sesame Workshop, Guru Studio Partner for ‘Charlotte̵...
Streaming

Guru Studio teamed up with Sesame Workshop to produce a 3D-rendered miniseries inspired by the classic and beloved children’s story, Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. The series will be streaming on ...

Toy Book
July 1, 2022

Hasbro Teams Up With the NBA and NBPA for the Return of Starti...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Sports - Toys

PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Hasbro, Inc., has announced a partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) for the highly an...

Faisal Hussain
July 1, 2022

No Longer A ‘Lil Secret’ – KFC Announces Jac...
Dining - Fashion - Music - Press Releases

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the introduction of the much-talked-about KFC Jack Harlow Meal, the partnership between the two Kentucky icons keeps getting bigger and better ...

Nicholas Fox
July 1, 2022

Elmo Gets Vaxxed in Ad Council Covid-19 PSA
Classic Characters - Health & Beauty - Non-Profit

Spot from CDC and Ad Council created with Sesame Workshop stars Elmo and his dad Louie Less than a week after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its recommendation that yo...

AdAge
July 1, 2022

Diageo Purchases Vivanda for Flavor-Matching Personalization
Beverages - Tech

Diageo has acquired a taste for customized brand experiences with the purchase of Vivanda, the flavor-matching specialist behind personalized experiences at Johnnie Walker Princes Street. Vivanda own...

The Drum
July 1, 2022

Hot Dog Council, National Mustard Museum Team Up for ‘Sa...
CPG - Partnerships - Press Releases

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Name a better duo … we'll wait. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) and the National Mustard Museum joined forces this summer to create the ...

Faisal Hussain
July 1, 2022

NBC Sets Fall 2022 Premiere Dates, Including QUANTUM LEAP
Television

NBC’s slate of fall 2022 premiere dates was announced today, showcasing new and returning favorites. Among the lineup are two new series to the network, “Quantum Leap” and “Lopez vs. Lopez.”...

Variety
June 30, 2022

The Hondaverse Comes to Fortnite on Twitch
Automotive - Gaming - Online - Streaming

The Fortnite category on Twitch has more than 80 million followers, and the automaker described the Hondaverse as a fully immersive virtual world within Fortnite on Twitch. The Hondaverse will featur...

Adweek
June 30, 2022

Marshmello Is Dropping a Limited-Edition Coca-Cola Flavor That...
Beverages - CPG - Music

Spoiler alert: It's not marshmallow. The limited-edition Coca-Cola flavor drops July 11. Marshmello and Coca-Cola are gearing up to release the beverage giant’s first-ever flavor co-created by an a...

Billboard
June 30, 2022

DUNE: PART TWO Delays Release Date
Theatrical

The journey back to the desert planet of Arrakis may take longer than expected. “Dune: Part Two,” the second chapter in the Warner Bros. and Legendary sci-fi epic, has been postponed and will now...

Variety
June 30, 2022

Beyond Meat to Launch Plant-Based Steak, CEO Says
CPG

Beyond Meat will launch a plant-based sliced steak product most likely later this year, CEO Ethan Brown said at The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum, the newspaper first reported. It will fir...

Food Dive
June 30, 2022

McDonald’s USA Drops Official ‘Camp McDonald’...
Dining - Fashion - Music - Press Releases

CHICAGO, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark your calendars, because McDonald's has your pass to the event of the summer. Starting July 5, we're opening the doors to Camp McDonald's – and no, it's no...

Nicholas Fox
June 30, 2022

Ulta and Marvel Team Up for Limited Edition THOR: LOVE AND THU...
Health & Beauty - Theatrical

Ulta has teamed up with Marvel Studios to create an electrifying new makeup collection. In honor of the upcoming "Thor: Love and Thunder," this limited-edition line includes an eyeshadow palette, lip...

Good Morning America
June 30, 2022

Petco and Clif Launch Retailer-Exclusive Plant-Based Jerky Lin...
CPG - Pets - Retail

Pet retailer Petco is expanding its portfolio of exclusive items with a major partnership with Clif Bar & Company. Clif Pet’s new Plant Based Jerky for dogs is now available exclusively at Petco...

StoreBrands
June 30, 2022

bubly sparkling water Debuts Its First-Ever Mocktail, bellini ...
Beverages - CPG - Partnerships - Press Releases - Travel

PURCHASE, N.Y., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, bubly™ sparkling water announces its first-ever limited-edition mocktail—bellini bliss bubly™. Featuring the delicious tropical flavors...

Faisal Hussain
June 30, 2022

Beloved Disney Movie Moments Program Expands to Additional Chi...
Non-Profit - Partnerships - Press Releases - Streaming - Theatrical

BURBANK, Calif., June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Disney Movie Moments program that provides children's hospitals with special access to new movie titles from The Walt Disney Studios is expa...

Faisal Hussain
June 30, 2022

CAKE BOSS Buddy Valastro Enters Creative Partnership with A+E
Television

Cakes for everyone! A+E Networks has entered a multi-platform creative partnership with Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro. The deal includes more than 60 hours of original programming, including the devel...

Deadline
June 30, 2022

Esport Tournament Organizer BLAST Gears Up With Nike
Esports - Fashion - Gaming

Global esports tournament organiser BLAST Premier has partnered with clothing and sportswear brand Nike for a merchandise project. The two companies will launch a co-branded collection of merchandise...

Esports Insider
June 30, 2022

The First New Generation LEGO Discovery Centre Officially Open...
Attractions - Press Releases

This afternoon, the new LEGO® Discovery Centre hosted its official opening ceremony, six months after the next generation of attraction was announced by Merlin Entertainments, a global leader in loca...

Angelina Luspo
June 30, 2022

Taco Bell Makes Big Moves! Introducing The Big Cheez-It Tostad...
CPG - Dining - Partnerships - Press Releases

Irvine, Calif. (June 28, 2022) - The masterminds of Taco Bell and Cheez-It have come together for the ultimate Test Kitchen test: the Big Cheez-It Tostada. Just like the iconic cracker, this inn...

Faisal Hussain
June 29, 2022

Old Spice and Arby’s Team up for High “Steaks” Collabora...
CPG - Dining - Health & Beauty - Press Releases

The Exclusive Partnership Features a Hilarious New Ad and a Limited-Edition Kit Featuring a Custom Roast Beef Sweat Suit and Old Spice Sweat Defense Dry Spray Now Available on Arbysshop.com Old Spice...

Sasha Villalobos
June 29, 2022

Hasbro, WS Game Company Launch Monopoly NFT Collaboration with...
Toys

World of Women (WoW), an NFT collective that focuses on women’s representation has partnered with Hasbro and WS Game Company to create a never before seen Monopoly game. The new game is called Worl...

Toy Book
June 29, 2022

Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery Add Froot Loop...
Dining

Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery are introducing some “cereal-sly” delicious menu items this month. Available starting July 1 through the end of the month at participating locations...

QSR Magazine
June 29, 2022

The Strangest ‘Stranger Things’ Things You Can Buy
CPG - Dining - Electronics - Fashion - Gaming

Stranger Things 4 Vol. 2 is almost upon us, and with that comes an onslaught of creative brand tie-ins and merch to celebrate. Since the release of Vol. 1 a number of brands have incorporated the Netf...

Gizmodo
June 29, 2022

Nintendo Director’s SONIC FRONTIERS Trailer Introduces N...
Gaming

Nintendo and SEGA have now shared a closer look at the gameplay for Sonic Frontiers during the former’s latest Nintendo Direct event. While we’ve previously already seen Sonic dashing around the o...

HypeBeast
June 29, 2022

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Sequel to Hit Theaters December 2023
Theatrical

The next Ghostbusters movie will hit theaters on Dec. 20, 2023. The sequel is a follow-up to director Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which at long last revived the marquee franchise for S...

Hollywood Reporter
June 29, 2022

Sony’s Gaming Brand INZONE Partners With VALORANT Champi...
Electronics - Esports - Gaming - Sponsorships

As the official headset partner of the VCT, Sony will provide its INZONE headsets for all VCT events. Additionally, the brand will collaborate with Riot Games to create a new broadcast segment known a...

Esports Insider
June 29, 2022

Box Office: MINIONS: RISE OF GRU Targets $75M Opening Weekend
Theatrical

Tiny yellow henchmen will attempt to spark fireworks at the box office over the July 4 weekend. “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” the fifth installment in Universal and Illumination’s popular “Desp...

Variety
June 29, 2022

DTC Home Brand Comes to Nordstrom Pop-Up
Household - Online - Retail

Direct-to-consumer furniture and soft home brand Parachute’s products can be found in select Nordstrom stores and on the retailer’s website for a limited time. Pop-In@Nordstrom’s latest shop, P...

Designers Today
June 29, 2022

KNIVES OUT 2 to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival
Streaming

Detective Benoit Blanc is taking his talents back to Canada. “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” the follow-up to director Rian Johnson’s crowd-pleasing whodunit “Knives Out,” will have it...

Variety
June 29, 2022

TICKET TO PARADISE Trailer Stars George Clooney, Julia Roberts
Theatrical

Julia Roberts is making her triumphant return to the rom-com. The iconic actor stars in the first trailer for “Ticket to Paradise,” a new film that reunites her with her “Ocean’s Eleven” co-...

Variety
June 29, 2022

LEGOLAND Korea Has Officially Opened on May 5 – Children...
Attractions - Press Releases

“Welcome all children and families to the nation’s first global theme park!” World’s 10th LEGOLAND Park officially opened on Children’s Day in the same year that LEGO celebrates its 9 0th...

Angelina Luspo
June 29, 2022

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