Radio & Television

DHX Media to produce 60 new ‘Teletubbies’ episodes for CBeebies

HALIFAX - Children's entertainment company DHX Media is producing 60 new episodes for its well-known children's television property Teletubbies for BBC’s CBeebies channel in the UK.  Financial terms were not disclosed.The new series will feature the same characters and styling, but will be “visually enhanced, bringing a refreshed and contemporary look and feel” to the popular preschool series, reads the company’s news release.  DHX Media said it will work with UK production company Darrall Macqueen to upgrade and update the look of the show, including its live action characters Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po.“Having acquired Teletubbies, one of the most...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.