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Halifax, NS – 19 June 2007 – DHX Media Ltd. (AIM & TSX ticker: “DHX”), a leading independent international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, is pleased to announce that The Family Channel in Canada has commissioned a second season of its brand new comedy for tweens, The Latest Buzz, for 26 new 22’ episodes.
“We are pleased to have a second season order of The Latest Buzz. We are also very excited to be working with the Family Channel on our first multi-camera sitcom,” said Beth Stevenson, Executive Vice President Production and Development of DHX Media’s distribution subsidiary, Decode Enterprises Ltd.
Michael Donovan, Chairman and CEO of DHX Media, said, “To receive a second season commission before the first season has aired, speaks highly of the growing confidence in our portfolio of programming for young people. We look forward to continued success in this area.”
DHX Media produces smart, character-driven live action series for teens and tweens with increasing global appeal. Radio Free Roscoe has achieved international success, selling to the The N, Noggin’s nighttime network for teens in the US, The Family Channel in Canada, Canal J, France 2 and Nickelodeon in the UK.
Naturally Sadie, currently in its third season, airs around the world with broadcasters including The Family Channel, Disney Channel US, Nickelodeon International, Nickelodeon Asia and Nickelodeon UK, MBC3 and France 2.
About The Latest Buzz
A struggling youth-oriented magazine, Teen Buzz, decides to replace its staff with actual teens by running an essay-writing contest, providing an amazing opportunity to five students of a progressive high school. The story line unfolds around intense story deadlines, unpredictable celebrity interviews, high glamour fashion shows and cool music reviews.
For more information, please contact:
DHX Media Ltd.
Dana Landry – Chief Financial Officer
David A. Regan – EVP Corporate Development & Investor Relations
AIM Nominated Advisors: Canaccord Adams Limited
+44 (0) 20-7050-6500
About DHX Media Ltd.
DHX Media Ltd. is a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content with an emphasis on children, family and youth markets. DHX Media Ltd. is listed on AIM and on the Toronto Stock Exchange. DHX Media’s production companies, Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film, are the producers or co-producers of 11 original television series or theatrical releases currently commissioned for production and maintain a growing library of over 1,700 half-hours of mostly children and youth-oriented television productions. www.dhxmedia.com
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