DHX ANNOUNCES SALES OF TEEN LIVE-ACTION SERIES
Halifax, NS – 29 April 2009 – DHX Media Ltd (AIM & TSX ticker: “DHX”), a leading independent international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, is pleased to announce six new international sales of its hit liveaction youth series The Latest Buzz.
Turner Broadcasting has picked up season three for Boomerang in the UK, seasons one and two for Cartoon Network in Scandinavia and season two for Cartoon Network in Germany. While Nickelodeon Spain has signed up seasons one and two, Germany’s Super RTL has picked up season two and MBC has taken series three for the Middle East.
Josh Scherba, VP Distribution of DHX Media’s distribution subsidiary, DECODE Enterprises, said: “The Latest Buzz continues to build a strong international fan base, proving that well-written live action content with engaging characters and relevant storylines can be a success for the challenging 8-12 age group in territories all over the world.”
Other international broadcasters to air the series include Cartoon Network Latin America, Digiturk, Ireland’s RTE, ABC (Australia), Canada’s VRAK.TV and the Disney Channels in France, Italy and India.
For more information, please contact:
DHX Media Ltd. +1 902-423-0260
David A. Regan – EVP Corporate Development & IR
AIM Nominated Advisors:
Grant Thornton UK LLP +44 (0) 20 7383 5100
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. is listed on AIM and on the Toronto Stock Exchange. DHX Media’s production companies, Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film, are the producers or co-producers of 11 original television series or theatrical releases currently commissioned for production and maintain a growing library of over 1,700 half-hours of mostly children and youth-oriented television productions. www.dhxmedia.com
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