DHX Media has licensed more than 450 half-hours of programming to Tencent in China, including the new Teletubbies and Inspector Gadget series.
Additional titles joining the Tencent lineup are Twirlywoos, Super WHY!, Animal Mechanicals and classic Strawberry Shortcake, which is being offered on an exclusive basis. Under the multiyear agreement, content can be accessed across mainland China on Tencent’s streaming platforms.
Josh Scherba, the executive VP of distribution and content at DHX Media, said: “As we continue to build on the tremendous opportunity for children’s content and brands in China, leading streaming companies like Tencent are looking to DHX Media as a key supplier of quality shows that children love. We are thrilled to launch into this new relationship with Tencent, who have an incredibly robust and growing presence across the internet in China, making their highly popular streaming platforms perfect for delivering top DHX Media series like Teletubbies, Inspector Gadget, Strawberry Shortcake and others to millions of viewers.”