AIM and TSX: DHX
HALIFAX, April 11 /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 the launch of a
new preschool show Bo on the Go! 26 half hour episodes of the series have been
commissioned by Canada's CBC and will be produced by DHX Media Ltd.'s Halifax
Film division and distributed internationally by its DECODE Entertainment
division. The series will be delivered for a fall launch on CBC.
Using motion capture technology and computer graphics (CG), Bo on the Go!
promotes an active lifestyle and an active mind for preschoolers. It has been
created by a dedicated group of artists, broadcasters and educators to instill
a love of movement in children, while linking their activity to a plot-driven
Dominique Bazay, Vice President, Distribution at DECODE Entertainment
said: "Helping kids have a healthy lifestyle with lots of exercise is an issue
facing broadcasters around the world, and Bo on the Go! provides a fun,
interactive show that gets preschoolers moving around at an early age."
Michael Donovan, Chairman and CEO of DHX Media said: "Bo is another
example of both the synergies between our production and distribution
divisions and of our growing portfolio of kids television shows with
international and ancillary revenue potential."
About Bo on the Go!
Bo is a positive, super-energetic and inquisitive young heroine who,
along with her young friend Dezadore dragon 'Dezzy', encourages children at
home (Bo's Bo-Buddies) to go on amazing adventures by actively joining her in
a variety of movements that assist her on her quest. Like all heroes, Bo faces
challenges and obstacles and receives small rewards and achieves victories
along the way.
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 many
original television series and theatrical releases currently commissioned for
production and maintain a growing library of over 1,700 half-hours of mostly
children and youth-oriented television productions. www.dhxmedia.com
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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