DHX Acquires New Kids' Content

DHX Media has acquired a library of children’s and family television series, feature films and television specials.

April 6, 2018

DHX Acquires New Kids' Content

DHX Media has acquired a library of children’s and family television series, feature films and television specials including international distribution rights to DHX Media’s "Degrassi," "Instant Star" and "The L.A. Complex" from Echo Bridge Entertainment and its subsidiaries.

The acquisition adds approximately 1,200 half-hours to DHX’s existing library of more than 10,000 half-hours of content.

The deal consolidates the writes for "Degrassi," "Instant Star" and "The L.A. Complex" under DHX ownership, following its acquisition of producer Epitome Pictures earlier this year.

“'Degrassi' is one of the best-known and most successful teen drama franchises globally, and it’s a natural step to bring all rights to the series in-house, along with a number of other titles from the Echo Bridge library," says Josh Scherba, senior vice president, distribution, DHX Media. "The acquisition adds further depth and breadth to our catalog and underscores our position as one of the industry’s strongest kids’

content owners.”

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