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.