DHX Media (formerly Decode Halifax Media) is a Canadian media production, distribution and broadcasting company. Formed in 2006 by the merger of Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film Company, the company is a prominent producer and international distributor of childrens television. Following a number of acquisitions, its library grew to include those of Cookie Jar Entertainment (which, in turn, consisted of the libraries of Cinar, DIC Entertainment, and FilmFair), Epitome Pictures, Ragdoll Productions, Studio B Productions, WildBrain and Nerd Corps Entertainment, along with those of DHXs two predecessors, Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film Company. The company is the largest independent owner of childrens television programming in the industry. In 2013, DHX entered the broadcasting industry with its acquisition of the Canadian specialty service Family Channel and its three spin-off services from Astral Media. Decode Entertainment was established 1997 by Neil Court, Steven DeNure and John Delmage. Decode produced such shows as Radio Free Roscoe, Weird-Ohs, Naturally, Sadie, The Zack Files, Angela Anaconda, Undergrads, The Hoobs, Chop Socky Chooks, Waybuloo, Bromwell High, Planet Sketch, The Adrenaline Project, Be the Creature, The Blobheads, Grandpa in My Pocket, How to Be Indie, The Latest Buzz, Our Hero, Thats So Weird, Clang Invasion, Delilah and Julius, Dudsons Modern Tales, Freaky Stories, Girlstuff/Boystuff, Kid vs. Kat, King, Rastamouse, Naughty Naughty Pets, Ollivers Adventures, Rainbow Fish,The Side Show Christmas, Urban Vermin, Watership Down, Little Ninjas Karate, What About Mimi?, Animal Mechanicals, Bo on the Go!, Dirtgirlworld, Frannys Feet, The Mighty Jungle, Poko, Poppets Town, The Save-Ums and Plumos Mysteries.