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DHX revenues hit $121.9M in Q2

The company’s multi-platform network Wildbrain posted strong growth in the quarter, while its linear TV business posted year-over-year declines of 8%.

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DHX Media shuffles management after Family Channel buy

Michael Donovan becomes executive chairman, while Dana Landry is promoted from CFO to CEO of the Halifax-based indie producer.

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DHX Media acquires Epitome Pictures for $33M

The deal gives the Halifax-based family producer access to 469 half hours from the long-standing Degrassi franchise (pictured).

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DHX Media swings to first quarter profit

The Halifax-based indie producer is securing increasing revenues from selling catalogue content to digital services worldwide.

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CTV to debut Satisfaction on June 24

The sitcom from creator Tim McAuliffe will air Mondays at 8 p.m. and lead into the second season of Anger Management.

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Lionsgate to co-distribute Satisfaction comedy

The mini-studio will join DHX Media to shop the CTV single camera sitcom outside of Canada.

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DHX Media upbeat about digital distribution revenues

The family and kids producer, having recently acquired Cookie Jar Entertainment and its programming library, points to increased deals with emerging digital platforms like Netflix and Amazon.

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DHX Media partners with Amazon’s European digital channel

Amazon’s SVOD service LOVEFiLM is adding to its existing library of DHX offerings to provide new kids shows like Mona the Vampire and Paddington Bear for streaming.

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DHX Media expands by buying Cookie Jar Entertainment

The $111 million cash, stock and debt deal will see Cookie Jar CEO Michael Hirsh stay on as exec chairman and DHX Media CEO Michael Donovan controlling a library of 8,500 half hours of programming (Rastamouse pictured).

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CBC orders three more pilots, Port Hope, 19-2 and The Khouris

Trio follows the pilot order for Leilah and Jen from Hollywood scribe Katie Ford and Entertainment One earlier in the week.

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Bell Media gets Satisfaction, Spun Out pilots for CTV

The company’s Comedy Network unveiled a large multi-year deal with Just For Laughs (pictured), though the CBC confirms it maintains its usual JFL programming.

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DHX Media completes $5 million share repurchase

The producer of kids and family content bought back 7.14 million shares at 70 cents each via a Dutch auction.