Press release from CNW Group
DHX Media re-licenses six seasons of Arthur in Brazil
Thursday, January 24, 2013
HALIFAX, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's entertainment content, is pleased to announce the renewal of the animated children's series, Arthur, with Brazil's TV Cultura, for a term of three years, for the third time since originally licensed in 2007.
DHX will provide seasons one through six of Arthur, the lovable aardvark, via Media Mundi for the Brazilian market. Additionally, DHX Media signed a deal with Globosat in Brazil for its hour long Christmas special, Gotta Catch Santa.
Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media says: "DHX Media is looking forward to a year building and strengthening relationships with the Latin American market, bringing our growing catalogue of high quality content to audiences across the territory."
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, Lisbon, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
For further information:
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR