DHX Media licences the new, hit kids show 'SheZow' to the Hub in the U.S.
HALIFAX, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading independent
creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's entertainment
content has licensed its popular animated series, "SheZow" to the popular kids
network, the Hub, where it will debut in the U.S. on June 1(st).
"SheZow", which is distributed by DHX Media, is produced by Kickstart
Productions and Moody Street Kids along with partners Film Victoria and Vision
Animation. The half-hour series was created and written by Obie Scott Wade
("Julius & Friends"). Loris Kramer Lunsford ("Johnny Test"), Jason Netter
("Wolverine and the X-Men"), Wade, Gillian Carr ("Flea-bitten"), Huoi Seong
Low, and Brenda Wooding all serve as executive producers.
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,
Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About Hub Network
Hub Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications
(NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) with a goal of
entertaining, enlightening, empowering and educating children and their
families. The cable and satellite television network features original
programming as well as content from Discovery's library of award-winning
children's educational programming; from Hasbro's rich portfolio of
entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years; and
from leading third-party producers worldwide. Hub Network's lineup includes
animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and
family-favorite movies. The network extends its content through a robust and
engaging online presence at www.hubworld.com. Hub Network rebranded from
Discovery Kids on October 10, 2010, and is available in nearly 73 million U.S.
households. The Hub Network logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television
Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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