AIM and TSX: DHX
HALIFAX, June 19 /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 The Family
Channel in Canada has commissioned a second season of its brand new comedy for
tweens, The Latest Buzz, for 26 new 22' episodes.
"We are pleased to have a second season order of The Latest Buzz. We are
also very excited to be working with the Family Channel on our first multi
camera sitcom," said Beth Stevenson, Executive Vice President, Production and
Development of DHX Media's distribution subsidiary, Decode Enterprises Ltd.
Michael Donovan, Chairman and CEO of DHX Media said, "To receive a second
season commission before the first season has aired, speaks highly of the
growing confidence in our portfolio of programming for young people. We look
forward to continued success in this area."
DHX Media produces smart, character-driven live action series for teens
and tweens with increasing global appeal. Radio Free Roscoe has achieved
international success, selling to the The N, Noggin's night-time network for
teens in the US, The Family Channel in Canada, Canal J, France 2 and
Nickelodeon in the UK.
Naturally Sadie, currently in its third season, airs around the world
with broadcasters including The Family Channel, Disney Channel US, Nickelodeon
International, Nickelodeon Asia and Nickelodeon UK, MBC3 and France 2.
About The Latest Buzz
A struggling youth-oriented magazine, Teen Buzz, decides to replace its
staff with actual teens by running an essay-writing contest, providing an
amazing opportunity to five students of a progressive high school. The story
line unfolds around intense story deadlines, unpredictable celebrity
interviews, high glamour fashion shows and cool music reviews.
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 and Halifax Film, 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 1,800 half-hours of
mostly children and youth-oriented television productions. www.dhxmedia.com
Certain statements herein may constitute forward-looking statements,
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"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.: Dana Landry, Chief Financial
Officer; David A. Regan, EVP, Corporate Development & IR; (902) 423-0260; AIM
Nominated Advisors: Canaccord Adams Limited: Neil Johnson; Erin Needra; +44
(0) 20 7050 6500