DHX secures ten new distribution deals for The Deep

The global children’s content and brands company DHX Media has secured no less than ten new distribution deals for its hit family series, The Deep.

The swathe of new deals brings the current total up to 40 global partners. It follows news of a 2018 BAFTA nomination for best International Animation for season two of the show.

New deals for season three of The Deep, which was commissioned by ABC Australia earlier this year, have been struck with CBBC (UK), Super RTL (Germany), VRT (Belgium), NRK (Norway), KidsZone(Baltics), S4C (UK and Wales), SVT (Sweden), and TVP (Poland).

These are in addition to previously announced deals with Netflix (worldwide) and Family CHRGD (Canada). DHX Media has also signed two new distribution deals for seasons one and two of The Deep, with France Televisions (France) and RTP (Portugal). 

Seasons one and two of The Deep air in 190 countries.

“From the moment it premiered, The Deep has resonated with kids and families for its wonderful animation and strong storytelling,” said Jerry Diaz, VP Distribution, DHX Media. 

“The series continues to generate strong sales into markets around the world, and the talented creative team behind The Deep has done an amazing job on season three, delivering a great new set of adventures for broadcasters and streaming platforms to share with audiences.”

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