DHX MEDIA DEAL WITH JETIX US
Halifax, NS – 15 April 2008 – DHX Media Ltd. (AIM & TSX ticker: “DHX”), a leading independent international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content has reached a licensing agreement with Jetix U.S. for its animated comedy series Kid vs. Kat. Jetix U.S. has acquired all 52, 11-minute episodes of the series. The new series is being produced by DHX Media’s recently acquired animation company Studio B Productions Inc., in association with Jetix Europe and Canadian kids’ broadcaster, YTV.
“We are thrilled to be bringing Kid vs. Kat to audiences in the U.S. through a strong broadcaster like Jetix U.S. They are the perfect home for this action-packed comedy series,” stated Blair Peters, Executive Producer, Studio B Productions. “In combination with our existing broadcast agreements with YTV Canada and Jetix Europe, we have secured placement in over one hundred territories across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”
About Kid vs. Kat
Targeted at kids aged 6 to 11, Kid vs. Kat is about the exaggerated conflict between a demonically malevolent cat and Coop, the beleaguered 10-year-old boy, to whom it has taken a demented dislike. When Coop’s spoiled little sister Millie brings home Kat, a stray kitty of mysterious origin, his idyllic life is turned upside-down. It’s obvious to Coop that Kat wants to annihilate him. The problem is he has no evidence to prove it, as by the time his Dad comes onto the smoking, debris-littered scene, all evidence pointing to Kat is gone.
For more information, please contact:
DHX Media Ltd. +1 902-423-0260
Dana Landry – Chief Financial Officer
David A. Regan – EVP Corporate Development & IR
AIM Nominated Advisors: Canaccord Adams Limited +44 (0) 20 7050 6500
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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