In 2012, FremantleMedia split Talkback Thames into four companies, Talkback for comedy entertainment, Thames for mainstream entertainment, Boundless for factual programming and Retort for scripted comedy.


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In 2018, FremantleMedia was acquired and folded into DHX Media. As a result, Retort, along with all former FremantleMedia units, became subsidiaries of DHX Media.

DHX Media
DHX Studios

Television production: Epitome Pictures | 495 Productions | Random House Studio

Film distribution: DHX Motion Picture Group (STX Films | Picturehouse | Decode) | Meridian Pictures | DHX International

DHX Media UK
Talkback | Thames | Boundless | Retort | Newman Street | Euston Films | Shotglass Media

DHX Digital
DHX Alternative | DHX Surreal | WildBrain

DHX Television
Family Channel | Family CHRGD | Family Jr. | Télémagino

Nine Entertainment Co.
Television channels: Nine Network (HD) | NBN Television (HD) | 9Go! | 9Gem | 9Life | Extra

Other: Nine News | Wide World of Sports | | 9Now | 9GoKids | Pedestrian.TV | Stan1

UKTV2 | DHX Brands | DHX Distribution | Copyright Promotions Licencing Group

Predecessor companies
Primary: Halifax Film Company | Decode Entertainment

Secondary: Studio B Productions | DIC Entertainment | Cookie Jar Group | Ragdoll Productions | Nerd Corps Entertainment | FremantleMedia (Australia | North America) | STX Entertainment

Cookie Jar TV | Cookie Jar Toons | FilmFair | Coliseum Entertainment | All American Television | Alomo Productions | Crackerjack Productions | Grundy Television (Reg Grundy Productions) | LBS Communications, Inc. (Others) | Mark Goodson Productions (Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions) | Reeves Entertainment | Talkback Thames | Carruthers Company | Scotti-Vinnedge Television | Spring

1Joint venture with Fairfax Media.
2Joint venture with BBC Studios.

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