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DHX Sells 13 Series’ Global SVOD Rights to Amazon

Deal covers more than 200 countries and territories and 15 languages. 

HALIFAX, CANADA -- DHX Media has announced a large-volume content deal for 13 kids’ shows with Amazon Prime Video for its global subscription-video-on-demand service. This agreement marks 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 In the Night Garden, for launch beginning this fall.

“Leading global SVOD services are forecast to collectively spend approximately USD$19 billion on content through 2018,” said Dana Landry, CEO of DHX Media. “This far-reaching agreement announced today with Amazon Prime Video reinforces DHX Media’s position as a ‘go-to’ provider of kids,’ multi-language content to this robust market.”

The announcement comes on the heels of previously announced agreements with Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. for exclusive SVOD and AVOD rights to DHX Media original kids’ series, Looped, as well as additional kids’ content deals in the U.K., Germany and India.

Source: DHX Media

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