DRONE BATTLE SERIES AIRMAGEDDON FLIES ONTO FAMILY CHRGD FEBRUARY 21

SERIES LAUNCHES WITH FOUR NEW EPISODES AIRING TUESDAY- FRIDAY AT 5 P.M. ET

PREMIERE EPISODE AVAILABLE ON THE FAMILY CHANNEL APP TOMORROW

Toronto, 9 February 2017 – Start your motors and rev up your rotors, it’s time to see who will rise to the top in the brand new series Airmageddon. Zooming onto Family CHRGD on Tuesday, February 21, the series debuts with four action-packed episodes airing daily at 5 p.m. ET though Friday, February 24. The adrenaline-fueled competition takes viewers inside the Airena where teams of aviators control high-tech drones and take part in thrilling challenges. Adding to the excitement, the series’ first episode will be available tomorrow in the CHRGD section of The Family Channel App, ahead of the broadcast premiere, and the cool new game Flight Patrol will be released on CHRGD.ca.

Will Best and Rachel Stringer host Airmageddon, premiering February 21 on CHRGD.
For artwork and series information, please visit http://press.family.ca.

Get ready for precision flying, airborne battles and spectacular crashes in the ultimate test of aerial skill, conflict and competition. Featuring drone pilot teams of two, the series follows players working against each other in an elimination-style obstacle course. Hosted by UK stars Will Best and Rachel Stringer, each episode sees four new teams enter the Airena and battle it out with the best before moving on to the semifinals episodes. In the end, one victor will be crowned winner of Airmageddon. With state-of-the-art, custom made, radio controlled drones, contestants showcase their skill, strategy and wit.

Giving Airmageddon the launch it deserves, viewers can catch new drone battles every day at 5 p.m. ET from February 21-24. On February 28, the series moves to its regular timeslot, Tuesdays at 5 p.m. ET, joining CHRGD’s epic Turbo Charged Tuesday lineup among the network’s top-rated series. In addition to the premiere episode, new episodes of Airmageddon will continue to be available on The Family Channel App and on FamilyOnDemand following their broadcast premieres.

The excitement continues at CHRGD.ca where fans can fly their way around the Airena, collecting gems, dodging enemies and unlocking new levels and drones in the new game Flight Patrol. Viewers can also navigate through the show page to watch exclusive videos and learn more about the series.

Created by Steve Carsey (Robot Wars), the series is produced by DHX Media in association with Conceive Media, and commissioned by CBBC in the UK.

Family CHRGD is a multiplatform digital specialty network that features animated and live-action programming. Designed to surprise and entertain young viewers, Family CHRGD showcases series, movies and specials that will blow kids minds and keep boredom at bay. Ensuring access is available to subscribers when they want it, where they want it, Family CHRGD is also available through Family CHRGD OnDemand and Family CHRGD Online at no additional cost. Visit us at CHRGD.ca.

About DHX Television 
DHX Television is comprised of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next Step, Degrassi: Next Class and Teletubbies. DHX Media Ltd. has offices globally, and is traded on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.

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For additional information, please contact:

Joanna Landsberg
Publicist – DHX Television
joanna.landsberg@dhxmedia.com
416.977.7458