Halifax, NS – 11 October 2010 – DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, is pleased to announce the U.S. television premiere of its preschool hit TV series, Animal Mechanicals. The preschool series premieres today at 10:00am EST on the new Hasbro/Discovery Communications children’s network, The Hub.
The Hub will air Animal Mechanicals Monday-Thursday at 10:00am and 12:00pm, as well as Saturday mornings at 7:39 EST. The series consistently achieves high ratings amongst 4-6 year olds in many territories around the world.
Animal Mechanicals is produced by DHX Media for CBC in Canada, where the series is one of the highest rated preschool shows. The Disney Channels in the UK and Asia; Radio-Canada, Discovery Kids Latin America; Romania’s HOP; EBS in Korea; okto Singapore and Al-Jazeera Children’s Channel have all licensed the series along with Prava I Prevodi, who acquired the title for Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. Animal Mechanicals is an action adventure series for preschoolers that combines fantastical worlds, mythical animals and cool quests.