DHX Media earnings up on strong digital content sales, TV subs
The Halifax-based entertainment company posted record Q3 fiscal results driven by its digital distribution and TV businesses. (Family series The Next Step pictured.)
9 Story sells Get Ace to Boing France
Turner Kids’ pay-TV channel Boing France has acquired Galaxy Pop’s 52 x 11-minute adventure toon Get Ace in a deal brokered by the show’s distributor, 9 Story Media Group.
ABC acquires TVOKids series Lady Vocab
Picture Box Distribution has sold educational TVOKids series Lady Vocab to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).
DHX Media inks raft of international SVOD deals
DHX Media has licensed more than 5,000 half -hours of kids and family content across nine new subscription video-on-demand platforms.
MundoFox licenses 9 Story content
L.A.-headquartered US Hispanic broadcaster MundoFox has snapped up 94 half-hours of children’s programming from 9 Story Media Group (Wibbly Pig pictured).
Annedroids rockets to Latin America
Picture Box Distribution has sold Amazon original series Annedroids to Discovery Kids Latin America and secured new deals with broadcasters in Europe for a number of its other children’s series.
Peppa Pig’s presence grows in Asia
On the strength of stellar ratings in several Asian countries, Entertainment One Licensing has sewn up multiple new deals in the region for Peppa Pig and appointed a new territory manager.
Shaw Rocket Fund announces 2014 winners
Justin Time (pictured) was among the three Canadian projects awarded $25,000 at a gala ceremony held in Ottawa earlier this week.
DHX acquires 117 titles from Echo Bridge Entertainment
On the heels of higher fourth quarter and full-year earnings, DHX Media has claimed full ownership of 117 kids and family titles and distribution rights for 34 titles including successful teen drama Degrassi.