Canada's DHX Media Takes Foreign Rights to Nick Jr.'s 'Yo Gabba Gabba!'
TORONTO - DHX Media has acquired the foreign broadcast and licensing rights for Nick Jr.’s Yo Gabba Gabba!
The pre-school series, whose international rights were previously with Zodiak Rights, is produced by DHX Media subsidiary W!ldbrain Entertainment.
The move to bring the international rights in-house comes as DHX Media looks to secure new markets for Yo Gabba Gabba!, and raise its profile in existing ones.
The Emmy award-winning series is already in 50 territories, including with Nickelodeon in the UK, Australia and Italy, ABC Australia, Tiji in France and Disney throughout Latin America.
Besides the live-action TV series, Yo Gabba Gabba! includes a live stage show that appeals to parents and music lovers.
Halifax-based DHX Media recently acquired rival kids TV producer Cookie Jar Entertainment as part of a cash, stock and debt deal worth US$114 million.