Press release from CNW Group
DHX Media signs new broadcast license deals for That's So Weird!
Thursday, April 01, 2010
DHX Media signs new broadcast license deals for That's So Weird!12:10 EDT Thursday, April 01, 2010www.dhxmedia.comTSX: DHXHALIFAX, April 1 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd (TSX: "DHX"), a leading independent international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content is pleased to announce two broadcast sales for the sketch comedy show That's So Weird!. Boomerang Latin America and Nickelodeon Australia have both acquired broadcast rights for the live action series for 'tweens and teens, which airs on YTV in Canada. That's So Weird! is produced by DHX subsidiary Halifax Film and distributed by DECODE Enterprises, DHX Media's distribution arm.Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution of DECODE Enterprises said: "That's So Weird! combines the best in 'tween comedy with great characters in a sketch comedy format. It's an innovative mix that has proved to be a great fit for YTV and we are sure will win new fans on these channels."About DHX Media Ltd.DHX Media Ltd. is a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content with an emphasis on children, family and youth markets. DHX Media Ltd. shares trade on AIM and are listed on the TSX, the Toronto Stock Exchange. DHX Media's production companies, Decode Entertainment, Halifax Film and Studio B Productions, are the producers or co-producers of 8 original television series and theatrical releases currently commissioned for production and maintain a growing library of over 2,300 half-hours of mostly children and youth-oriented television productions.www.dhxmedia.comDisclaimerThis press release contains forward looking statements with respect to the Company. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on information currently available to the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, among other things, include risks related to market factors, customer contract interpretation, application of accounting policies and principles, and production related risks, and other factors discussed in materials filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time including matters discussed under "Risk Factors" in the Company's short form prospectus dated November 7, 2007 and in the Company's Amended Annual Information Form incorporated by reference therein. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.%SEDAR: 00023380EFor further information: David A. Regan, EVP, Corporate Development & IR, DHX Media Ltd., (902) 423-0260; Trade press: Anthony Jiwa, DECODE Enterprises, (604) 684-2363 x215