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On April 16, 2015, it was announced that Corus Entertainment had acquired Canadian rights to  Channel's program library; alongside the launch of a Canadian version of Channel, Corus stated that it would launch other " branded kids linear television offerings" in the future. In anticipation for this transition, DHX concurrently announced that it would launch new networks under the Family brand by November 2015.

Tentatively, XD was to be replaced by Family XTRM, a variation of the channel's working title during licensing. When announcing its slate of programming for the 2015-16 season on August 20, 2015, DHX revealed the channel's new name would be . Its future lineup will feature new seasons of its original slate, in addition to new shows produced by DHX subsidiaries and other studios (such as Fangbone!), as well as new program supply agreements with Mattel, and later in the year, DreamWorks Animation. The replacement took effect on October 9, 2015, and XD was relaunched on December 1, 2015

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