HALIFAX, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content, is pleased to announce its new, 26-episode,
animated comedy adventure series Dr. Dimensionpants! which has been commissioned by TELETOON Canada.
The series is aimed at children aged 6-11 years and is created by Brad
Peyton (Evelyn, Cats & Dogs 2: Revenge of Kitty Galore, Journey 2: The
Mysterious Island, What's it Like Being Alone) with executive producer, Kirsten Newlands.
Steven DeNure, President and COO of DHX Media said: "Dr. Dimensionpants
is a ridiculous, hilarious, boisterous comedy. It will be a strong
series in its target demographic and one which reaffirms our commitment
to developing standout original kids series. TELETOON is the ideal
broadcast partner for this show in Canada, and a platform where our
programming performs very well. We are also looking to roll out the
series globally with international broadcast partners."
About DHX Media Ltd.
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, Lisbon, 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