DHX MEDIA’S MONSTER MATH SQUAD SCORES KEY SALE IN FRANCE
Sale to Canal+ for popular pre-school series
Halifax, NS – 11 July 2013 – DHX Media, a leading independent creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content, has inked a key deal with Canal+ to air Monster Math Squad (50 x 11’) across a range of key territories.
Following a deal with Canal+, the number crunching beasts of Monster Math Squad are solving arithmetic problems across France, Monaco, Andorra, Mauritius and Switzerland on its Canal+ Premium channel for Pay TV audiences. As part of the deal, Canal+ Afrique will also be taking the monsters to territories across the African continent.
Produced by DHX Media for CBC and SRC in Canada, the CG animated show Monster Math Squad stars lovable monsters that help children develop formative math-related skills. The show is created by Jeff Rosen who also created the DHX Media shows Poko, Animal Mechanicals and Bo on the GO.
Canal+ joins other key international broadcasters such as Discovery Kids in Latin America, YLE in Finland, EBS in Korea and HOP in Israel all whom have also licensed the popular math series.
Wiebke Hoefer, Director of Sales at DHX Media says: “Monster Math Squad is a really exciting and dynamic property aimed at developing core arithmetic skills in young audiences, and we are delighted to see the reach and impact it is going to have through these deals. Mathematics is both fundamental and universal, highlighted by the global reach of this deal.”
The Monster Math Squad is mad for math and all things “mathy”… counting, measuring, sizing, sorting, exploring shapes, patterns, time… you name it, it’s all math to these monsters. For the Monster Math Squad, math can solve any problem. The series’ mission is to promote the love of numeracy, the understanding that math is everywhere, and the realization that math is fun!
For more information, please contact:
Janet Balmforth at DDA Blueprint PR for DHX Media
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8868 0511 or email@example.com
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, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.