Decode sells Martha Speaks to CBBC

Decode Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media signs a deal with CBBC for the 2D animated series.
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Martha Speaks is produced by Studio B and WGBH Boston. The animated series is based on the best-selling books by Susan Meddaugh which have sold nearly one million copies in the US and have been widely translated throughout the world.

The series follows the adventures of Martha, a dog whose appetite for alphabet soup gives her the power of human speech.

Currently airing on PBS KIDS in the US, the series has also sold to a trio of Canadian broadcasters: TVO, Knowledge Network and SCN.

Controller of CBBC, Anne Gilchrist said: "I'm delighted to have Martha Speaks airing on CBBC. The series is full of great, heart warming stories and I know it will really appeal to the younger end of our audience."

Neil Court, president of DECODE Enterprises added: “We believe that Martha Speaks will be an ideal fit for CBBC’s audience and are delighted to have concluded this major broadcast deal for the series following a strong launch at MIPCOM.”

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