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DHX Media to produce new proprietary series


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.

Enquires: David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260

SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.

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CO: DHX MEDIA LTD. ST: Nova Scotia NI: ENT TVNEWS FIN ORDER *

-0- Dec/18/2012 12:00 GMT

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