HALIFAX, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly
children's entertainment content, has signed a deal with Canal+ to air Monster Math Squad across a range of key territories.
The deal with Canal+ will see Monster Math Squad made available across France, Monaco, Andorra, Mauritius and Switzerland
on the Canal+ Premium channel for Pay TV audiences. As part of the
deal, Canal+ Afrique has also licensed Monster Math Squad in territories across Africa.
Canal+ joins other key international broadcasters such as Discovery Kids
in Latin America, YLE in Finland, EBS in Korea and HOP in Israel all
whom have also licensed the popular math series.
Wiebke Hoefer Director of Sales at DHX Media, says: "Monster Math Squad is a really exciting and dynamic property aimed at developing core
arithmetic skills in young audiences, and we are delighted to see the
reach and impact it is going to have through these deals. Mathematics
is both fundamental and universal, highlighted by the global reach of
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 over
8,500 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 Caillou, Busytown Mysteries,
Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super
WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides
programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. 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,
Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
For further information:
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR