HALIFAX, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content, is pleased to announce the renewal of the animated
children's series, Arthur, with Brazil's TV Cultura, for a term of three
years, for the third time since originally licensed in 2007.
DHX will provide seasons one through six of Arthur, the lovable aardvark, via
Media Mundi for the Brazilian market. Additionally, DHX Media signed a deal
with Globosat in Brazil for its hour long Christmas special, Gotta Catch Santa.
Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media says: "DHX Media is looking
forward to a year building and strengthening relationships with the Latin
American market, bringing our growing catalogue of high quality content to
audiences across the territory."
About DHX Media
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.
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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