Halifax, NS – 11 June 2013 – DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content is pleased to announce that it has received an order from TELETOON Canada Inc. for a new CGI series of the classic kids cartoon, Inspector Gadget and a seventh season of the hit children’s series, Johnny Test. In addition, TELETOON Canada will be premiering Johnny Test, Season 6 Fall 2013.
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.
About TELETOON Canada Inc.
TELETOON Canada Inc. brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated and animation-related entertainment with five nationwide specialty television channels – TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, TELETOON Retro, TÉLÉTOON Rétro and Cartoon Network. Select programming is available through On Demand, Mobile TV, iTunes and through TELETOON Canada’s online properties. Through its English and French networks, TELETOON reaches more than 7.3 million Canadian homes and TELETOON Retro is in more than nine million homes. Founded in 1997, TELETOON is a proud supporter of the Canadian animation industry, investing over $290 million in homegrown content to date. TELETOON Canada Inc. is owned by Astral (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%). For more information, please visit teletoon.com.
For more information, please contact:
David A. Regan – EVP, Corporate Development & IR