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Press release from CNW Group


Wednesday, November 24, 2010

DHX MEDIA SIGNS BROADCAST AND HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEALS10:17 EST Wednesday, November 24, 2010www.dhxmedia.comTSX: DHXHALIFAX, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd., a leading international producer and distributor of mainly children's television programming and interactive content, is pleased to announce it has signed multiple broadcast and home entertainment deals from its extensive preschool slate in Asia, as it prepares for Asian Television Forum next month. In Malaysia & Brunei, the Astro platform has picked up the exclusive rights to all episodes of the preschool series Franny's Feet, as well as all episodes of the reading-based preschool show Super WHY! which has also been picked up by InnoForm Media for home video in the territory, and by Media Link for home video in Thailand. Further deals in Asia include a video-on-demand ("VOD") deal with Korea's JCG for Franny's Feet and Super WHY!, and with Tarra Group Indonesia for home video for Franny's Feet and additional episodes of Cbeebies hit show Grandpa in My Pocket. Craig McGillivray, Territory Manager for Asia at DHX Media said: "There's always a solid market for quality preschool programming in Asia, and we're pleased to see continued demand across the region for our established hits Franny's Feet and Super WHY! as well as newer titles such as Grandpa in My Pocket. Deals for VOD and home entertainment are particularly strong right now and we'll be attending ATF looking to consolidate the presence of all our shows across the region." 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 are listed on the TSX, the Toronto Stock Exchange. DHX Media produces or co-produces 8 original television series and theatrical releases currently commissioned for production and maintains 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 April 9, 2010 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: Enquiries:DHX Media Ltd. David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR   +1 902-423-0260 Trade press: Anthony Jiwa - DHX Media        +1-604-684-2363 x215