DHX licenses Pirates, Adventures in Art, to Super RTL

2012-09-19 07:19 ET - News Release

 

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Mr. Josh Scherba reports

DHX MEDIA LICENSES ITS PIRATES PRE-SCHOOL SERIES TO MAJOR EUROPEAN BROADCASTER; MAJOR EUROPEAN BROADCASTER SIGNED FOR ART-BASED PRESCHOOL SHOW

DHX Media Ltd. has scored a significant European deal for its CGI series Pirates, Adventures in Art, with Germany's Super RTL.

Commissioned by the CBC in Canada, the series is aimed at four to six year olds, and also airs across Asia on KBS and Kids Talk Talk in Korea, Mediacorp in Singapore and Malaysia's Astro, and on Discovery Kids in Latin America.

Josh Scherba, senior vice-president, distribution, at DHX Media, said: "Super RTL is a very strong European broadcast partner in Europe where we believe the series will be as popular as it has proved to be in Canada and across Asia. There is a demand for art-based shows from buyers internationally and we'll be targeting further new territories at Mipcom."