Radio & Television

DHX Media, Corus, first Canadian companies to launch YouTube paid channels

HALIFAX – Canadian children’s entertainment company DHX Media is among a select group of content providers that are taking part in YouTube’s paid channel pilot program launched Thursday. DHX Media, which produces well-known children’s programs such as Caillou, Inspector Gadget and Yo Gabba Gabba, has launched three dedicated paid family entertainment channels for Youtube – DHX Kids, DHX Junior and DHX Retro – that will be available by subscription for $2.99 US a month. Youtube is currently offering a 14-day free trial of all the new paid channels. DHX’s new paid YouTube channels will be available in 10 countries and...