FremantleMedia Enterprises has been given the greenlight from BBC One for a third season of mythical drama Merlin.
Season two is currently airing in the UK, raking in 31% audience share on its Saturday evening slot. FME holds exclusive international rights for distribution, licensing and home entertainment (excluding the UK).
On the merch side, FME has tapped Getretro for action toy figurines of the main characters and magical creatures, as well as play-sets, branded stamp covers and sheets. Product rollout will coincide with the season three debut in fall 2010.