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Target and Tesco to exclusively launch Beat Bugs products

Published on: May 16th, 2017

Toys, publishing, apparel, accessories and more will come to retail beginning from July 2017.

Beat BugsCenta IP and Grace: a storytelling company, announce partnership with Target (US) and Tesco (UK), to exclusively launch the global consumer products for Josh Wakely’s Beat Bugs, the Emmy Award-winning animated kids series featuring music inspired by The Beatles.

The series features five charming and funny child-like bugs who adventure together in an overgrown backyard. Each episode features a beloved song made famous by The Beatles, some sung by celebrity guests who double as one of the Beat Bugs adorable and eclectic friends.

The curated assortment of interactive Beat Bugs merchandise across multiple categories will hit Target stores in July to coincide with Back to School, followed by Tesco in August. The line seeks to embody the musicality, humor and heart of the show, across several aisles.

Geoff Rosenhain, CEO, Centa IP, commented: “It is significant to launch this comprehensive of a consumer products range for an original Netflix property with such meaningful retail partners as Target and Tesco; a testament to how special the Beat Bugs show is. We are thrilled to bring such an amazing franchise to the marketplace for a property that has resonated so strongly with kids, parents and grandparents who love The Beatles’ music and sweetness of the show.”

Show creator, Josh Wakely, added: “My team and I are proud to be working with Target and Tesco to release this exclusive collection of merchandise that captures the spirit and imagination of Beat Bugs, we’re excited to take it into the homes and hands of the children who have fallen in love with this iconic music and connected with the stories and characters in our show.


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