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DHX and Amazon Prime strike US exclusive on Looped

July 25, 2016

DHX Media, the independent, pure-play kids’ content company, has licensed season one of its new animated comedy series Looped, exclusively for Amazon Prime members in the US to stream or download via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and online. This original kids’ series will debut on Prime Video in the US on July 25th.

In addition, DHX Media will add five seasons of the classic children’s series The Busy World of Richard Scarry, the first season of the much-loved Madeline series, and the feature special Madeline Sing Along with her Friends, to the US Prime Video catalogue, bringing more popular kids content to the catalogue for Prime members to enjoy.

Josh Scherba, SVP Distribution at DHX Media, said, “We are thrilled that Amazon Prime members will be first in the U.S. to see our terrific new animated show, Looped. This Amazon exclusive highlights the strong market for DHX’s original content, and the agreement for The Busy World of Richard Scarry and Madeline underscores the enduring appeal of our classic kids’ titles in today’s on-demand environment. These deals reflect the growing investment that leading streaming services such as Amazon Prime are making to offer distinctive, high-quality children’s programming for their subscribers.”

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