TV Series Licensing 

Cartoon Networks licenses DHX Media’s Supernoobs in EMEA and Asia Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,815 DHX Media, the leading global children’s content and brands company, has announced that a second season of its hit animated comedy series Supernoobs has been exclusively licensed by Turner’s Cartoon Networks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and in Asia Pacific. The 26-episode order, which has been greenlit by DHX Television’s Family Channel in Canada, has been produced by DHX Media’s Vancouver animation studio. “The global momentum continues for Supernoobs with a second supercharged season as characters Kevin, Tyler, Shope and the Roach get up…

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TV Series Licensing 

DHX Media licenses 450 hours of kids content to China-based Tenent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 5,415 DHX Media has licensed more than 450 half-hours of kids’ content to leading Chinese entertainment and social media platform Tencent. The multi-year deal covers DHX’s new Inspector Gadget and Teletubbies series as well as Twirlywoos, Super WHY!, Animal Mechanicals and, on an exclusive basis the classic Strawberry Shortcake cartoon. These titles and more will be available to kids across mainland China via Tencent’s streaming services. Till date, DHX Media has licensed more than 11,000 half-hours of content across numerous digital and linear services in China, leveraging more than 2,700 half-hours of Mandarin-dubbed content in its library. “As…

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DHX Media Ltd. signs a large volume content with Amazon Prime Video

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,750 DHX Media Ltd., a leading global children’s content and brands company, has entered into a large-volume of content deal for 13 of its shows with Amazon Prime Video for its global subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) service. This agreement is supposed to be the largest between the two companies to date covering more than 200 countries and territories and 15 languages. Under the deal, new titles will be added to the international streaming service including Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, Caillou, Johnny Test, Yo Gabba Gabba!, classic Inspector Gadget and…

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Toy Licensing 

Technicolor names Simba Toys as master toy licensee

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,290 Paris-based Technicolor has named Simba Toys as master toy licensee for its animated co-production The Deep.  The deal will see Simba Toys launch an initial range of figures, play sets and role-play toys and accessories. Targeting kids from ages six to nine, initial products will roll out in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK and Nordic countries in Q3 2018. The line will later expand into additional categories including outdoor, die-cast and radio-controlled vehicles and wheeled toys. The Deep is co-produced by Australia’s A Stark Production and DHX Media. Technicolor…

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Character Licensing Entertainment Licensing 

Peanuts Worldwide renews license agreement with Cedar Fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,910 Peanuts Worldwide, subsidiary of DHX Media and Ohio-based regional amusement-resort operator Cedar Fair have renewed their license agreement to showcase Peanuts characters throughout Cedar Fair’s 11 amusement park locations. The new deal will extend Cedar Fair’s North American exclusive use of Peanuts in its attractions, entertainment and sports, food and beverage, lodging and retail operations to 2025. The agreement also includes an additional five-year option, available at Cedar Fair’s discretion, that would extend the contract to 2030. According to Cedar Fair, the extended partnership will provide a…

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TV Series Licensing 

In a pact with Technicolor and A Stark Production, DHX Media enters in a number of intl. broadcast deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,966 DHX Media,Technicolor and A Stark Production have entered into several new international broadcast deals for the CG-animated underwater adventure series The Deep. The Deep is a co-production between Australia-based A Stark Production (scripts, design and music) and Canada-based DHX Media (animation, voices and post-production), with distribution also handled by DHX Media. Technicolor, underlying rights holder to The Deep has oversight of the brand’s licensing extensions, with CPLG, a DHX Media company and one of the world’s leading licensing agencies, serving as the multi-territory licensing agent for the brand, including North America,…

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Character Licensing Entertainment Licensing Uncategorized 

DHX Media in a distribution deal with Virgin TV

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,733 DHX Media has entered into a distribution deal with Virgin TV UK for streaming (SVOD) rights in the UK and Ireland besides acquiring linear rights for its Irish network TV3 Ireland for a total of 615 half-hours of content. A total of 30 titles from DHX Media’s library have been licensed on a non-exclusive basis. The deal includes seasons 15 to 19 of Bob the Builder as well as nine specials. There is also seasons 6 to 9 of Fireman Sam and three specials. Meanwhile, the deal…

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Toy Licensing 

DHX Brand extends master toy license of Teletubbies to Character Options

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,831 Following its current toys’ retail success, DHX Brands, the dedicated brand management and consumer products arm of DHX Media has extended master toy license of Teletubbies for a further three years to Character Options. The deal, which will run until 2020, is for worldwide manufacturing rights with U.K. distribution and will see Character Options adding further plush and plastic toys to the range. New lines will be inspired by exciting new elements from season two which launched earlier in 2017 such as the Tubby Car. Additionally, Tiddlytubbies…

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TV Series Licensing 

DHX Media licenses 2,400 hours of kids content across five video-on-demand (VOD) services in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,460 In a deal, DHX Media, the world’s leading independent, pure-play children’s content company has licensed more than 2,400 half-hours of pre-school and kids’ content across five video-on-demand (VOD) services in China. Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media, said: “Our kids’ content performs incredibly well in this major market, as evidenced by the deals we have signed with China’s largest streaming and linear broadcasters over the past two years for a significant volume of library content. These newest deals further underscore our position as the go-to distributor…

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Brand Licensing 

DHX Brands appoints PPW as licensing agent for Teletubbies in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,744 DHX Brands, the dedicated brand management and consumer products arm of DHX Media has appointed Promotional Partners Worldwide (PPW) as the licensing agent for Teletubbies in China. By driving expansion into China with the appointment of one of the region’s premier licensing agents, DHX Brands aims to tap into the enormous potential in the country for the Teletubbies consumer products programme. This follows the recent appointment of Candy Ho as Business Development Director for DHX Brands, establishing a base for the business from Hong Kong. Josh Scherba,…

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