Deal underscores SVOD appetite for DHX Media’s library content including ‘Teletubbies,’ ‘Messy Goes to Okido’ and ‘Looped.’
HALIFAX, NS -- Independent kids content company DHX Media has grown the digital presence of its shows in the U.K. and Germany in a deal with Amazon Prime Video. The new agreement will see the subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) service offering more than three-dozen DHX Media kids’ shows to its subscribers.
Amazon Prime Video in the UK has licensed a number of titles, including season one of each of the new Teletubbies, Messy Goes to Okido and Looped; seasons one and two of Hank Zipzer; season three of In the Night Garden; and seasons four and five of Caillou. In Germany, Amazon Prime Video has licensed a variety of titles including a first-run exclusive of Messy Goes to Okido, season one of each of classic Teletubbies and Slugterra plus seasons one and two of Hank Zipzer; and season five of Fireman Sam.
“Following on our recently announced exclusive deal with Amazon Prime Video in the U.S., this newest Amazon agreement for the U.K. and Germany highlights the global appetite for our well-loved brands,” Josh Scherba, SVP, Distribution at DHX Media, said. “With our deep library, we are seeing considerable demand for our kids’ content, and we are delighted that our growing relationship with Amazon will allow Prime members to enjoy so many terrific DHX Media shows.”
Source: DHX Media