DHX Media signs three licenses with ABC TV Australia

Broadcaster picks up three key properties 
HALIFAX, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading 
independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's 
entertainment content, has signed licenses with ABC TV Australia for three of 
its key properties: Ha Ha Hairies season 1, Rastamouse season 2 and a renewal 
of Grandpa in my Pocket season 1. 
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia's national public 
broadcaster, has picked up the exclusive free-to-air rights to all three shows 
for broadcast later this year. 
DHX Media has worldwide television and home entertainment rights and North 
American licensing rights to Turner Broadcasting-commissioned series Ha Ha 
Hairies produced by Adastra Creative, the team behind hit CBeebies show 
Grandpa in my Pocket. Ha Ha Hairies, a live-action series with animated 
elements brings a contemporary makeover to classic silent movie clowning and 
mime routines to delight young viewers today. 
Rastamouse, the animated series based on the critically acclaimed books by 
Genevieve Webster and Michael De Souza, is already a proven success with fans 
in Australia and ABC has shown a huge commitment to the property adding a 
further 26 episodes to its roster. DHX Media represents worldwide television 
(excluding the UK) and licensing rights to the Rastamouse Company production. 
DHX Media also holds worldwide television and licensing rights to Adastra 
Creative's Grandpa in My Pocket which features live action with special 
effects and is one of the highest-rating shows on CBeebies in the UK. The show 
has sold to broadcasters worldwide including Canal+ in France, French-speaking 
TFO, TVO and Knowledge in Canada, Al Jazeera Children's Channel, Norway's NRK 
and Sub Juniori in Finland, HOP Israel, RUV Iceland, Okto in Singapore, 
Greece's MCOM. CBeebies has also acquired Grandpa in My Pocket for the Latin 
American and US Hispanic markets as well as Poland, South Africa and Asia. 
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. 
Enquires: David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260 
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-0- Apr/17/2013 11:00 GMT
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