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Press release from CNW Group

DHX Media Announces Third Season Commission

Monday, May 16, 2011

DHX Media Announces Third Season Commission09:57 EDT Monday, May 16, 2011www.dhxmedia.comTSX: DHXHALIFAX, May 16 /CNW/ - DHX Media (TSX: DHX), a leading international producer and distributor of mainly children's television programming and interactive content, is pleased to announce that the live-action sketch comedy That's So Weird!  has been commissioned for a third season by YTV. The Canadian broadcaster has ordered an additional 13 episodes bringing the total number ordered to 39.Nominated for a Gemini Award and Canadian Comedy Award in 2010, That's So Weird! also airs around the globe on Boomerang Latin America, Nickelodeon in Australia and New Zealand and Canal Panda in Portugal.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 has offices in Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver and Los Angeles and has a growing library of over 2,300 half-hours of mostly children's and youth-oriented properties from own and third party producers. Live action series include That's So Weird and How to Be Indie alongside animated series such as Animal Mechanicals, Franny's Feet, Kid vs Kat, dirtgirlworld, and new preschool show Rastamouse.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.For further information: Enquiries: DHX Media Ltd. David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR   +1 902-423-0260