DHX Media Commissioned to Produce New Inspector Gadget Series and 7th Season
of Johnny Test Series
HALIFAX, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content is pleased to announce that it has received an order
from TELETOON Canada Inc. for a new CGI series of the classic kids cartoon,
Inspector Gadget and a seventh season of the hit children's series, Johnny
Test. In addition, TELETOON Canada will be premiering Johnny Test, Season 6
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.
About TELETOON Canada Inc.
TELETOON Canada Inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated and
animation-related entertainment with five nationwide specialty television
channels - TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, TELETOON Retro, TÉLÉTOON Rétro and Cartoon
Network. Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes
and through TELETOON Canada's online properties. Through its English and
French networks, TELETOON reaches more than 7.3 million Canadian homes and
TELETOON Retro is in more than nine million homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON
is a proud supporter of the Canadian animation industry, investing over $290
million in homegrown content to date. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral
(50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information, please visit
Enquires: David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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