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DHX Media licences the new, hit kids show 'SheZow' to the Hub in the U.S.


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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