HALIFAX, July 17, 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 the launch of a new collection of
Vans x Yo Gabba Gabba! toddler shoes, based on its hit pre-school series. The
collection will launch this October at an MSRP of $40 and marks the fourth
collaboration between Vans and Yo Gabba Gabba!.
Vans x Yo Gabba Gabba! was recognized this year as one of the top licensed
properties and products of the past year by the International Licensing
Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), winning an International Licensing
Excellence Award for"Best Film, Television, Celebrity or Entertainment
Licensee of the Year" in the soft goods category.
About YO GABBA GABBA!
Yo Gabba Gabba! is an award-winning, live-action television series and live
stage show whose unconventional formula has created a triple stacked fan base,
making it one of the most popular entertainment properties among preschoolers,
parents and indie music lovers alike. Yo Gabba Gabba! is created by Christian
Jacobs and Scott Schultz and is produced by The Magic Store and W!LDBRAIN
Entertainment. Yo Gabba Gabba! airs multiple times a week on Nick Jr. With
over 40 licensees, YO GABBA GABBA! apparel, CDs, DVDs, books and other
merchandise are sold online and in mass and specialty retail stores nationwide
in the U.S. The series is in production on its fourth season. In the U.S. Yo
Gabba Gabba! airs multiple times a week on Nick Jr. The series also airs in
several major international territories, including Australia, Canada, France,
Israel, Latin America, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.K. YO GABBA
GABBA! is recommended as a trusted program for preschoolers by The Smart
Television Alliance, a non-profit organization comprised of leading non-profit
children's media organizations including Common Sense Media, Parents' Choice
Foundation, Parents Television Council and Coalition for Quality Children's
Media: KIDS FIRST!. Visit www.yogabbagabba.com.
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.
Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports
footwear and apparel brand. Vans collections include authentic footwear,
apparel, accessories and snowboard boots that are sold globally in more than
170 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and foreign
offices. VF Outdoor, Inc. owns and operates more than 300 stores of the Vans
brand in the United States and internationally, each offering a wide range of
Vans footwear and apparel while communicating the brand and athletes' rich
stories. The Vans brand promotes action sports lifestyle and youth culture
through support of athletes on boards and bikes all over the globe and through
progressive events such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans
Downtown Showdown, the Vans Pool Party, the Vans Warped Tour® and surfing's
most prestigious contest, the Vans US Open of Surfing. More information about
the Vans brand can be found at www.vans.com, Twitter @vans_66 and
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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