Robust demand amongst digital distributors
HALIFAX, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media, a leading independent creator,
producer, distributor and licensor of children's entertainment content,
has signed six licenses with linear and digital broadcasters across
Asia for a range of its kids programming titles.
Singaporean MediaCorp has shown a strong appetite for DHX Media content,
taking 228 half hours of programming. The deal covers seasons of Bo on the Go, Pirates, Adventures in Art, and Johnny Test. The first seasons of Shezow, Dino Squad, Sushi Pack, and World of Quest are also going to the broadcaster, with deals covering various rights
ranging from free television to on-demand rights
accessible from MediaCorp's 'Toggle' service. Movie Toons (45 half hours) has been picked up by Disney Channel Japan.
Net Media Global Ltd takes Shelldon (26 half hours) for SVOD, while M&V Co. Ltd in South Korea has picked
up DVD rights for Inspector Gadget (43 half-hours) and Caillou (92 half hours). KTH in Korea takes Super Why (80 half-hours), Animal Mechanicals (36 half hours), and Monster Math Squad (25 half hours) for further distribution. Cheers Media has also picked
up Super Why (80 half hours) for the Vietnam and Myanmar territory.
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family
entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and distributes 9,500
half hours of children's entertainment content, and exploits owned
properties through its consumer products licensing business. DHX Media
is recognized for brands such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Teletubbies,
In the Night Garden, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Super WHY!. DHX
Media's full-service international licensing agency, Copyright
Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment,
sport and design brands. DHX Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles,
Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Munich and
Amsterdam and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
SOURCE: DHX Media Ltd.
For further information:
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR