DHX Media's licenses pre-school series to Canal+ in key territories
HALIFAX, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content, has signed a deal with Canal+ to air Monster Math Squad
across a range of key territories.
The deal with Canal+ will see Monster Math Squad made available across France,
Monaco, Andorra, Mauritius and Switzerland on the Canal+ Premium channel for
Pay TV audiences. As part of the deal, Canal+ Afrique has also licensed
Monster Math Squad in territories across Africa.
Canal+ joins other key international broadcasters such as Discovery Kids in
Latin America, YLE in Finland, EBS in Korea and HOP in Israel all whom have
also licensed the popular math series.
Wiebke Hoefer Director of Sales at DHX Media, says: "Monster Math Squad is a
really exciting and dynamic property aimed at developing core arithmetic
skills in young audiences, and we are delighted to see the reach and impact it
is going to have through these deals. Mathematics is both fundamental and
universal, highlighted by the global reach of this deal."
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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