DHX Media and Amazon Prime Video Strike Large Deal for Kids' Content

09:31 10/13/2017

A leading global children’s content and brands company DHXM  announced a deal with Amazon Prime Video’s global subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) service for 13 DHX Media kids’ shows. This large deal covers more than 200 countries and territories and 15 languages, reaching a massive audience.

DHX Media’s staggering international demand will finally be met with this latest deal. Titles such as Bob the Builder™, Fireman Sam™, Caillou, Johnny Test, Yo Gabba Gabba!, classic Inspector Gadget and In the Night Garden will launch 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."

"Great animation and stories resonate with kids regardless of language or location," said Wiebke Hoefer, DHX Media's Senior Director of Sales (Germany, Switzerland, France, UK Digital and Multi-territory Digital). "We are thrilled that kids worldwide are now able to enjoy original and classic DHX Media shows on Amazon Prime Video."

DHXM  owns the world's largest independent library of children's content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program.

DHXM  previously announced agreements with Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. for exlusive SVOD and AVOD rights to DHX Media original kids' series, Looped, as well as additional kids' content deals in the UK, Germany and India. With an even further global outreach now, more children everywhere can get to enjoy these great programs and content.

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