DHX Media Announces Broadcast, Digital and Home Entertainment Deals in Latin
HALIFAX, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading independent
creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's entertainment
content has signed key broadcast, digital and home entertainment deals in
Latin America, highlighting the appeal of DHX Media's children's entertainment
content across viewing platforms, cultures and over time.
Global Movie PTE Ltd. has licensed the Latin American digital SVOD rights to a
number of DHX Media children's series, including Arthur, Madeline and Are you
Afraid of the Dark. Best known for its variety of films, Global Movie PTE Ltd.
provides streaming broadcasting services and provision of telecommunication
access to films and television via a video-on-demand service. .
In a separate deal, SBP Worldwide S.A. has picked up home entertainment (DVD
and Blu-ray) rights to season 5 of Caillou and Caillou's Holiday Movie for
Additionally, Media International Enterprises has licensed the first three
seasons (65 episodes) of Naturally Sadie for its pay TV channel, Yups TV,
which broadcasts across Latin America.
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.
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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