DHX inks content deal with Netflix
Netflix continues to grow its library of kids’ content in a new deal with Toronto, Canada-based DHX Media that sees the video streaming provider acquire licenses to the preschool series Franny’s Feet, Bo On The Go! and Mighty Jungle for its US service.
Franny’s Feet, which features the title character Franny whose magical shoes take her on adventures, is commissioned by Family Channel in Canada. The series currently airs in more than 200 countries globally including PBS KIDS, Sprout, and V-me in the US.
CG-animated healthy-living focused Bo on the GO! (season three) currently airs on CBC (Canada), CITV (UK), and France 5, and in total more than 130 channels air the series worldwide.
CBC Canada-commissioned, animal puppet series Mighty Jungle was most recently picked up by Disney Channel in Asia and Latin America.
The deal with DHX comes on the heels of Netflix making its Just For Kids section for kids ages 12 and under available on Sony’s PlayStation 3 gaming console in the US.
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