Not the OP but I have some suggestions regarding why DHX and other studios will survive any shake outs in the toy marketing industry.
DHX has scaled themselves to the point where they are a primary media creation producer. That is, they can create almost any form of content for the cable industry. Over the past 15 years or so, they grew by buying other Canadian animation studios and the legal rights to old TV shows which they can now reboot when the need arises.
Look at what happened to Netflix late last year when they announced that they hired damn near every major independent show creator from Disney and CN. The creative teams behind The Powerpuff Girls, Gravity Falls and Adventure Time now work for Netflix. Apple is also growing their services including Apple TV channels featuring original content. There is no reason Apple would turn their noses up at content produced by DHX.
tl:dr DHX is in a good position with or without program orders from Hasbro.
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