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Exec shakeups at DHX continue

Media | 04/18/2018 5:05 pm EDT

DHX Media Inc. has appointed a new president, chief operating officer (COO) and created the new position of chief commercial officer as its co-founder prepares to leave the company. The moves follow the February departures of both its CEO and CFO, which National Bank analyst Adam Shine noted at the time were the result of the company’s underperformance and came in the middle of an ongoing strategic review. DHX said in a press release Wednesday that co-founder Steven DeNure “will be transitioning out of his role as...

DHX kids shows land on Australian channel

Media | 10/13/2015 2:33 pm EDT

DHX Media Ltd. said Tuesday that it has reached deals with the Australian Broadcasting Corp. that will see two of its main children's shows air on Australia's public broadcaster. DHX, a Canadian content producer and distributor, said in a press release the shows involved are Twirlywoos and the new version of Teletubbies. "Australia is a key market for us and one where our series perform very well, so we look forward to launching both Teletubbies and Twirlywoos with the ABC," Josh Scherba, DHX's senior vice-president of distribution, said in the release....

DHX in global deal to produce show based on hit movie

Media | 10/05/2015 3:10 pm EDT

DHX Media Inc. announced Monday it has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting System Inc. for the rights to the new TV show, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series. It said in a press release that the show, which is based...

DHX to provide content for Alibaba’s Chinese VOD service

Media | 09/16/2015 1:55 pm EDT

DHX Media Inc. announced Wednesday it has signed a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to provide more than 2,500 half-hours of content to its video-on-demand (VOD) service in China. “We are very happy to provide extensive kids and family content from our library for this new service in China. This deal underscores...

DHX snags 6 broadcasters for new show

Media | 08/26/2015 1:49 pm EDT

DHX Media Inc. announced Wednesday it has signed six broadcasters globally to air a new BBC-commissioned TV show called Twirlywoos. DHX said in a press release that the new channels include Lagardère in France, which will...

DHX reaches U.S. deal for Teletubbies with Nickelodeon

Media | 06/11/2015 1:39 pm EDT

DHX Media Inc. announced Thursday it has licensed the new Teletubbies series exclusively to Viacom Inc’s Nickelodeon division in the U.S. The press release said the popular children’s...

DHX Media show to premiere on Hulu

Media | 05/28/2015 2:00 pm EDT

DHX Media Ltd. announced Thursday that it has signed a deal with Hulu to premiere Dr. Dimensionpants to its U.S. subscribers. Josh Scherba, senior vice-president of distribution at DHX, said in the press release that he is happy the show will now be seen in the United States, adding to the list of areas where the show already broadcasts including Canada, Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East. “With Hulu on board to premier the show to its audiences, we are strongly positioned to engage with the core demographic and draw legions of new fans to Dr. Dimensionpants,”...

DHX reaches international distribution deal with Orchard

Media | 04/02/2015 3:34 pm EDT

DHX Media Ltd., a Canadian content creator specializing in children's television programming, said it has reached a deal with U.S. distribution company, The Orchard, that will give it a new path...