DHX Launches Free Preview of Family Channels


TORONTO: Starting today, DHX Television is offering a complimentary sampling of its portfolio of family-friendly networks in Canada throughout the month of March.

The promotion includes Family Channel, which will feature the premiere of the original drama Backstage and feature film Ice Girls, as well as new episodes of The Next Step, Lost & Found Music Studios and Hank Zipzer; Family CHRGD, with new episodes of Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage), Sonic Boom and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street; Family Jr., which will debut the new series Little People and Rainbow Ruby; and Télémagino, with Télétubbies leading the lineup. These channels will be available in more than 10 million Canadian households. The free preview also includes DHX Television’s on-demand and broadband services.

“With March Break on the horizon and having our rebranded channels in the market for six months now, it’s a great time to be showcasing the engaging and dynamic programming that our channels offer to families with children of all ages,” said Joe Tedesco, the senior VP and general manager of DHX Television. “Most of our key affiliate partners are participating in the national free preview and we’re proud to offer family-focused entertainment that can be enjoyed together throughout the month. With new episodes and series, exclusive special presentations from the biggest titles in our roster alongside blockbuster movies, the Family suite of services feature programming that will resonate with every member of the family.”