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DHX produces new kids TV show to air in Canada, U.K.

Media | 12/10/2015 2:57 pm EST

DHX Media Ltd. announced Thursday it has been commissioned by BBC’s children's broadcasting arm, CBBC, in the U.K. to produce two seasons of Airmageddon, a new TV show for kids that features competitive radio-controlled drone flying. It said in a press release that the show will be produced by DHX in collaboration with U.K.-based Conceive Media Ltd., and added that DHX will be responsible for distribution and licensing of the show in Canada and globally.  The show will air on CBBC in the new year, and in Canada on DHX's Family CHRGD channel in the spring.  ...

Michael Serafini gets senior role with DHX TV

Media | 10/14/2015 3:34 pm EDT

DHX Media Ltd. announced last week it has appointed Michael Serafini as vice-president of programing at its DHX Television division, which oversees a stable of kids' channels under its Family brand. Serafini was most recently the interim executive director of content planning for television at CBC/Radio-Canada, and before that was its senior director for content planning and acquisitions, DHX said in a press release. “With more than 15 years in the Canadian media industry, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge, ingenuity and expertise of the broadcast landscape to our team,”...