AIM and TSX: DHX
HALIFAX, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd (AIM & TSX ticker: "DHX"), a
leading independent international producer and distributor of television
programming and interactive content is pleased to announce MAHALIA (working
title), a one-hour family drama series commissioned by Vision TV, which has
been granted broadcast rights for Canada. The series consists of six episodes
and will be produced by DHX Media's Halifax Film subsidiary.
Michael Donovan, Chairman and CEO of DHX Media, commented: "We are
delighted to be working with Vision TV for the first time on their first
original hour-long drama series. Mahalia is the newest addition to DHX Media's
growing library of content, which consists of over 2,200 half-hour episodes.
Organic growth is a key element in DHX Media's business model, and Mahalia is
the latest example of DHX Media's ability to augment our core area of kids'
Mahalia Brown is a gifted young gospel singer on the verge of leaving
behind the safety of church and family for the fast track to pop stardom. Set
against a backdrop of violent conflict within her troubled urban neighbourhood
- a dangerous world of drugs and guns into which he brother Malcolm is
unwillingly drawn - Mahalia will test the limits of her spirituality in a
About DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading international producer and distributor of
television programming and interactive content with an emphasis on children,
family and youth markets. DHX Media Ltd. shares trade on AIM and are listed on
the TSX, the Toronto Stock Exchange. DHX Media's production companies, Decode
Entertainment, Halifax Film and Studio B Productions, are the producers or
co-producers of 14 original television series and theatrical releases
currently commissioned for production and maintain a growing library of over
2,200 half-hours of mostly children and youth-oriented television productions.
Certain statements herein may constitute forward-looking statements,
including those identified by the expressions "may", "will", "should",
"could", "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "potential", "expect"
"intend" and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or
its Management. These statements reflect the Company's current expectations
and are based on information currently available to Management. These
forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties,
assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results or events to
differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed
under "Risk Factors" contained in the Company's prospectus dated May 12, 2006.
These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the
Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events
For further information:
For further information: DHX Media Ltd.: David A. Regan, EVP, Corporate
Development & IR, +1 (902) 423-0260; AIM Nominated Advisors: Grant Thornton UK
LLP: Gerry Beaney; Troy MacDonald; +44 (0) 20 7383 5100