DHX Television launches The Télémagino App, just in time for the holidays

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NEW PRESCHOOL SERIES KATE ET MIM-MIM TO DEBUT ON APP AHEAD OF BROADCAST PREMIERE

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Following the successful launch of The Family Channel App in May, DHX Television, home to Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, announced today the expansion of its multiplatform offering to French-language viewers with the release of The Télémagino App, available now. Delivering more than 500 episodes across 20 series to preschool audiences on mobile devices and tablets, The Télémagino App will be continually updated with the network's most popular titles, and is available to subscribers at no additional charge. Key features include the ability to download episodes for offline viewing and a 24/7 live stream of the channel, giving viewers the freedom to watch their favourite programming whenever and wherever they want. A special treat for the holidays, the first two episodes of the animated series Kate et Mim-Mim are currently available on the App for OnDemand viewing, ahead of its network debut this January.

"We've been thrilled with the response to The Family Channel App and, now with the offering extended to Télémagino, we look forward to sharing this experience with our subscribers who wish to view French preschool programs," said Joe Tedesco, General Manager and Senior Vice President, DHX Television. "We're continuously looking for new ways to offer our viewers greater choice and control over their entertainment experience, and The Télémagino App provides the flexibility to parents and kids to enjoy their favourite programming in whichever way they choose."

Designed with kids and parents in mind, The Télémagino App gives viewers access to their favourite preschool series anytime and anywhere. Long drives with the little ones will be easier than ever with the Offline Downloads feature which offers the freedom to store episodes for viewing without an internet connection. Also available to subscribers on The Télémagino App is the option to watch the entire schedule for the channel live as it airs.

Launching with more than 500 episodes, The Télémagino App offers a comprehensive list of the network's top-rated series including: Télétubbies, Justin rêve, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Messy et le monde d'OKIDO, Fraisinette, Thomas et ses amis, Félibert, le chaventurier and more. Fans can also enjoy their favourite holiday episodes, in a special holiday section stuffed with festive programming, and preview the new animated series Kate et Mim-Mim, available exclusively on the App throughout December.

To use The Télémagino App:

  • Subscribers can visit the Apple App Store or Google Play to download The Télémagino App for iOS or Android phones or tablets;
  • Users with a Chromecast device can cast from the App to their TV (Apple TV coming soon);
  • Subscribers will be asked to enter their TV subscription credentials.

DHX Television's viewing apps are developed in association with media app solutions company Digiflare. The Télémagino and The Family Channel Apps provide Canadians with simplified and easy-to-navigate interfaces that leads to exceptional video streaming and OnDemand functions that secure the best video quality available for each user.

Télémagino is a premium, multiplatform channel available to subscribers in French Canada and has a complementary English-language service, Family Jr. Committed to capturing young minds and engaging young hearts, Télémagino inspires imagination and make-believe at every turn with renowned Canadian series and popular preschool brands. Ensuring access is available to subscribers when they want it, where they want it, Télémagino is also available through Télémagino OnDemand and Télémagino Online at no additional cost. Visit us at Telemagino.ca

About DHX Television
DHX Television is comprised of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next Step, Degrassi: Next Class and Teletubbies. DHX Media Ltd. has offices globally, and is traded on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.

SOURCE DHX Television

For further information: Joanna Landsberg, Publicist - DHX Television, joanna.landsberg@dhxmedia.com, 416.977.7458

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