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NOW Magazine asked and Torontonians answered - Citytv wins best local tv station award….again!

Nov 3, 2011

- Annual reader poll names Citytv Toronto's "Best Local TV Station" for a fourth straight year  -

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - For the fourth consecutive year, NOW Magazine's 2011 "Best of Toronto Reader Poll" has named Citytv the "Best Local TV Station" in Toronto, ahead of competitors CTV Toronto, CP24, Global, and CBC Toronto. Over the past 12 months, readers cast more than 71,000 votes online in a number of categories, including Cityscape, books, movies, art and music. The full edition of NOW Magazine's 2011 "Best of Toronto Reader Poll Awards" hit newsstands this morning.

Proving that Citytv is everywhere, viewers can now catch CityNews more than ever with daily 5pm, 6pm and 11pm newscasts. Anchored by some of Toronto's most long-standing and respected journalists, including Gord Martineau, Tom Hayes, Avery Haines, Roger Petersen and Francis D'Souza, CityNews continues to be the choice for comprehensive news coverage each day. Complemented by the newly-launched, 24-hour CityNews Channel, Citytv is able to bring viewers even more breaking news that goes to the heart of issues that matter most to Torontonians. As the only high-definition, 24-hour news channel in the city, CityNews Channel is now among the Top 5 digital networks in the highly-competitive Toronto market after just one month on the air*. All of Citytv's daily news coverage kicks off with Toronto's #1 morning show Breakfast Television every morning at 5:30am.

For a complete list of the NOW Magazine Best of Toronto Reader Poll winners, please visit: www.nowtoronto.com.

About Citytv
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.Citytv.com.

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Media Contacts:
Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416-764-3191, stephanie.leslie@rci.rogers.com
Michelle Lomack, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3190, michelle.lomack@rci.rogers.com


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