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Rastamouse to air in Canada

Knowledge Network picks up the Rastafarian rodent and the fourth series of Martha Speaks.
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DHX Media has sold Rastamouse to the Canadian broadcaster Knowledge Network. The show will appear on its channel BBC Kids.

The British Columbia broadcaster has also picked up the fourth series of Martha Speaks.

Craig McGillivray, territory manager at DHX Media said: “Rastamouse is performing extremely well for us in the UK and in key international territories and we’re pleased to extend its reach into Canada with BBC Kids, while Martha Speaks continues to be consistently popular. This deal highlights the strength of our preschool slate across both newer and more established programming.”

DHX has also secured broadcast deals for Rastamouse with BBC Worldwide Channels for its feeds in Hispanic US, Latin America and Africa. Rastamouse is now airing in 40 territories.

For Martha Speaks, DHX Media represents worldwide television and home entertainment rights outside of the United States.

DHX Media has sold Martha Speaks to CBBC, Italy’s preschool channel JimJam, France 5, Sun TV in India, Nick Junior in Australia, Discovery Kids Latin America, Canal+ Cyfrowy Sp. z o.o. and OP Art in Poland, Noga Communication's Logi Channel in Israel and Minimax in Central and Eastern Europe. Al Jazeera Children’s Channel for the Arabic countries and Finland’s YLE have also signed up for the series, along with a trio of Canadian broadcasters: TVO, Knowledge Network and SCN.

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