DHX Media secures new deals in Canada for popular properties including Johnny Test, Caillou, and more.
DHX Media has secured a host of new deals across multiple platforms in Canada.
DHX Media continues its ongoing partnership with TELETOON Canada renewing broadcast rights to animated series George of the Jungle as well as signing an agreement for seasons 1-3 of the kids’ comedy Johnny Test.
The everyday hero, Caillou continues to be successful on French-language educational channel TFO, and the broadcaster has renewed its agreement for seasons 1-4 of the perennial favorite as well as exclusive rights for season 5 of the series.
In digital news, TELUS Communications has secured SVOD rights to a raft of DHX Media properties including Angela Anaconda, Bo on the Go and Adventures of Paddington Bear for French-speaking Canada and Knowledge West has also picked up a package of DHX Media’s kids’ titles.
Rogers Media has picked up linear rights to air key DHX Media properties on City Saskatchewan for its daytime, pre-school, educational programming block, including Franny’s Feet (Season 1 and 2), Zoboomafoo (Season 2), Busy World of Richard Scarry (Season 1 – 5), and Adventures of Paddington Bear (Season 1 – 3).
Thom Chapman, Territory Manager at DHX Media, says “Canada remains a key territory for DHX Media and these deals highlight the appeal of our properties across traditional and digital platforms and with both English and French-speaking audiences.”
Source: DHX Media
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.