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DHX Media's "Yo Gabba Gabba!" (Viacom Inc. [VIA]) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

December 10, 2013

YellowBrix

ADVISORY, Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

DJ Lance Rock and the colourful characters from "Yo Gabba Gabba!," the award-winning, live-action television series and live stage show whose unconventional formula has created a triple stacked fan base, making it one of the most popular entertainment properties among pre-schoolers, parents and indie music lovers alike, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate their first ever live holiday show. "A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Holiday Show Presented by Citi" kicked off in Los Angeles on Thanksgiving weekend and runs through December 29, 2013, wrapping in Upper Darby, PA. "A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Holiday Show Presented by Citi" will play in New York at The Beacon Theatre December 20-22.

In honor of the occasion, DJ Lance Rock and the characters from "Yo Gabba Gabba!" will ring the Opening Bell. DHX Media's Yo Gabba Gabba! is created by Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact: Kelly Kimball (310) 701-7773 k2@kkimballpr.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About "A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Holiday Show Presented by Citi:"

"A Very Awesome Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Holiday Show Presented by Citi" kicked off in Los Angeles on November 29, 2013 and runs through December 29, 2013, wrapping in Upper Darby, PA. Ticket prices start at $25.00 depending on show date, time and city. Gabba! party packages are also available. Tickets purchased via Ticketmaster are subject to service charges. Visit www.YoGabbaGabbaLive.com for complete tour, ticket and "Gabba! Party Package" information.

About Viacom:

Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.

About DHX Media:

DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and licensing of family entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and distributes over 8,500 half hours of children's entertainment content, and exploits owned properties through its consumer products licensing business. DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown Mysteries, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super WHY!, Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides programming for Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. DHX Media's full-service international licensing agency, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG), represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands. DHX Media has offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. www.dhxmedia.com

About NASDAQ-100 Index(R):

The NASDAQ-100 Index, launched in January 1985, is one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world. The NASDAQ-100 Index is the basis of the PowerShares QQQ Trust (Nasdaq:QQQ) which aims to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond with the NASDAQ-100 Index's performance. In addition, options, futures and structured products based on the NASDAQ-100 Index and the PowerShares QQQ Trust trade on various exchanges.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

-NDAQA-

Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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