DHX Media and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV have entered into an original development and production agreement to create content for broadcast on Family Channel in Canada. DHX will also distribute and handle licensing and merchandising outside of the U.S. for original content produced under the deal.
Additionally, DHX Television has licensed from AwesomenessTV popular live-action series like sketch comedy show AwesomenessTV, teen makeover reality show Make Me Over, and docu-series Cheerleaders, also for Family Channel.
“We’re actively pursuing unique programming formats to provide an authentic lineup for our audience, ensuring the content is both engaging and entertaining,” said Joe Tedesco, Senior Vice President & General Manager, DHX Television. “AwesomenessTV has been firing on all platforms and understands our audience. Viewers are easily able to connect with the programming through multiple entry points and we are thrilled to be creating new series together that will appeal to our audience and attract new viewers.”