DHX MEDIA ANNOUNCES SOUTH AFRICAN BROADCAST DEAL

Halifax, NS – 10 August 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 a new major distribution deal with South African pay-TV broadcaster M-Net. M-Net has acquired the South African broadcast rights to the hit series Super WHY!, Mighty Jungle and Side Show Christmas in addition to further seasons of existing licenses for Franny’s Feet, Naturally Sadie, Delilah & Julius and Bo on the GO! for a total of more than 100 hours of children’s programming.

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
Gerry Beaney
Troy MacDonald

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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