Scripps Sells ‘Charlie Brown’, ‘Snoopy’, ‘Linus’, ‘Lucy’…

Newspaper and TV station owner The E.W. Scripps Co. announced Tuesday (April 27) it agreed to sell United Media Licensing, which manages the iconic Peanuts brand, to Iconix Brand Group for $175 million cash. The deal comes two months after Scripps launched a strategic review of its character licensing business.

via MediaWeek.

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