AIM and TSX: DHX
HALIFAX, Aug. 27 /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 that its Bo on the
GO! series has been commissioned for a third season by CBC in Canada, where it
is currently one of the broadcaster's highest rating preschool shows. Produced
by DHX Media's Halifax Film subsidiary, the series has also made several sales
to international broadcasters.
DHX Media's distribution subsidiary, DECODE Enterprises, has sold season
one to Rai Sat and season two to the Disney Channel, both in Spain. MNET and
TG4 have taken TV rights for both seasons one and two, and Prava I Prevodi has
acquired home video and broadcast rights for both seasons for Bosnia, Croatia,
Serbia and Montenegro.
These deals follow closely on a recent sale of both seasons to France 5
and sales to Cartoon Network (India, Taiwan and the Philippines), DIGITURK, Al
Jazeera Children's Channel, Finland's YLE, and KidsTalkTalk in Korea for both
seasons one and two.
Charles Bishop, president at DHX Media's Halifax Film subsidiary said:
"Bo on the GO! has enjoyed tremendous international sales success for seasons
one and two and we look forward to further sales now that a third season has
About Bo on the Go
Using motion capture technology and CGI for its production, Bo on the GO!
promotes an active lifestyle and an active mind for preschoolers. Bo on the
GO! follows the adventures of Bo, a positive, energetic and inquisitive young
heroine and her young friend Dezadore dragon. 'Dezzy' encourages children at
home to go on amazing adventures by actively joining her in a variety of
movements that assist her on her quest. Cheerful and determined to solve all
problems she encounters, Bo will lead the way for kids at home to get 'on the
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: David A. Regan, EVP, Corporate Development &
IR, DHX Media Ltd., (902) 423-0260; AIM Nominated Advisors: Grant Thornton UK
LLP: Gerry Beaney; Troy MacDonald, +44 (0) 20 7383 5100