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Monster sells Jungle Beat to Canal+ Group in France

Canal + Group in France has picked up the first two seasons of South African non-dialogue animated series Jungle Beat from Monster Distributes. The series will air on CANAL + Family and Teletoon.
January 28, 2011

Canal + Group in France has picked up the first two seasons of South African non-dialogue animated series Jungle Beat from Monster Distributes. The series will air on CANAL + Family and Teletoon.

The first season has already sold into 170 territories and 23 airlines and the second season is currently being produced by Sunrise Productions in stereoscopic 3-D and will be available in September 2011.

A major merch campaign is underway in South Africa, with one of the characters becoming the mascot for the South African rugby team. Ancillary activities also include Jungle Beat clothing, books, e-Club and character licensing.

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