DHX Media licenses numerous properties in Central and Eastern Europe
HALIFAX, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content, has secured a several deals for its internationally
successful library ahead of regional sales conference, NATPE Budapest.
MTVA in Hungary has licensed Arthur, Caillou, and Sabrina, the Animated Series
in a deal for Free TV.
Chello Central Europe has licensed season one of Horseland for its Minimax
Channel in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia and has also extended its
license for seasons one though four of Radio Free Roscoe for its Megamax
Channel, adding new territories including the Czech Republic, Slovakia and
VOYO, a Czech based CME digital platform has also licensed a number of
properties for its SVOD portal including Inspector Gadget and Dennis the
In Greece and Cyprus, local channel Smile TV has licensed some of DHX Media's
classic properties including, Adventures of Super Mario World 3, Super Mario
World, Dennis the Menace and Sonic The Hedgehog.
Slovenian PRO PLUS has licensed SheZow and Sabrina, the Animated Series, as
well as a number of other DHX Media properties.
Kids Network Television (KNTV) has finalized a deal with DHX Media to license
Mona the Vampire and Horseland for its Cable Pay TV channel, KidsZone TV in
Baltics. The multi-territory deal covers Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. As
well, online platform stream.ru has licensed a number of properties for SVOD
broadcast in Russia and CIS.
Sophie Prigent, Territory Manager at DHX Media, says: "Central and Eastern
Europe are key emerging territories for us, and we are delighted with this
spread of sales across digital and traditional broadcasters in the region
ahead of NATPE Budapest. DHX Media continues to produce internationally lauded
content and we look forward to reaching even more broadcasters during and
following the market."
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.
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