The new partners include:
Disney Channel in Italy and Spain
Sveriges Television in Sweden
TV2 in Norway
YLE 2 in Finland
Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR1 and Digital DR) in Denmark
Société Radio-Canada in French-speaking Canada
M-Net in South Africa
KM Production in the Middle East
Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company will handle the licensing program for the property. TF1 Licenses will serve as agent in France and other European territories (Belgium and The Netherlands). Literary character Babar will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2011.
The series is already expected to debut on France's TF1 in fall2010/spring 2011 and in North America on Corus Entertainment's YTV in Canada. Playhouse Disney France is also expected to air the series in a second broadcast window.
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