HALIFAX, April 29 /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 six new
international sales of its hit live-action youth series The Latest Buzz.
Turner Broadcasting has picked up season three for Boomerang in the UK,
seasons one and two for Cartoon Network in Scandinavia and season two for
Cartoon Network in Germany. While Nickelodeon Spain has signed up seasons one
and two, Germany's Super RTL has picked up season two and MBC has taken series
three for the Middle East.
Josh Scherba, VP Distribution of DHX Media's distribution subsidiary,
DECODE Enterprises, said: "The Latest Buzz continues to build a strong
international fan base, proving that well-written live action content with
engaging characters and relevant storylines can be a success for the
challenging 8-12 age group in territories all over the world."
Other international broadcasters to air the series include Cartoon
Network Latin America, Digiturk, Ireland's RTE, ABC (Australia), Canada's
VRAK.TV and the Disney Channels in France, Italy and India.
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: Enquiries: DHX Media Ltd.: David A. Regan, EVP,
Corporate Development & IR, (902) 423-0260; AIM Nominated Adviser: Grant
Thornton UK LLP: Gerry Beaney; Troy MacDonald, +44 (0) 20 7383 5100