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    Citytv's Award-winning Women's Lifestyle Program Reveals New Host
    Tracy Moore
    

    TORONTO, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - Citytv, a division of Rogers Media Inc., is
pleased to announce that CityLine has selected its new host. Throughout our
summer-long casting call, CityLine has had the pleasure of bringing forth some
of the most talented women in broadcasting from across the country as guest
hosts. While listening to our viewers, we narrowed the field and ultimately
selected Citytv Toronto's own Tracy Moore. Viewers can welcome Tracy during
her inaugural broadcast as the new official host on Monday, October 27, 2008.
    Tracy Moore has been engaging viewers on a daily basis as part of the
CityNews and Breakfast Television Toronto team since 2005. In this new role,
Tracy brings her energy and enthusiasm along with her charismatic personality
and flare for style - making her a perfect fit for Canada's top source for the
latest in home decor, food, fashion, health and beauty. This multi tasking,
modern day new mom is a refreshing addition to the longest running and most
successful daytime show for women in Canadian history, currently in its 24th
year.(*)
    "I am thrilled to be joining this fantastic team of lifestyle experts,"
expresses Tracy Moore. "For as long as I can remember I have lived by Fashion
Fridays and have relied on CityLine for the insider scoop on cutting edge
styles on a budget! As a self-proclaimed home reno and décor enthusiast, this
new role is not only a professional highlight but a personal one as well."
    "Tracy's vibrant personality, adaptable nature, relatable style and
fantastic sense of humour make her a perfect fit for CityLine," says Chrissie
Rejman, Supervising Producer, CityLine. "She's the kind of woman that viewers
will enjoy spending their morning with and is the perfect girlfriend to our
audience!"
    Our resident CityLine guest experts will continue to be a mainstay that
viewers can count on for advice, new trends and do it yourself projects. Tracy
will be joined each week by this familiar and talented group of professionals
that make it all look so easy. Our decor aficionados including Ramsin Khachi,
Arren Williams, Brian Gluckstein, Karen Sealy, Kimberley Seldon, Karen Kayne,
Jackie Glass, Mary Dobson and Sharon Grech, will unveil the newest looks for
your home. Our culinary experts Jason Parsons, Massimo Capra, Michael Bonacini
will continue to tempt our palates while style experts Bill Rowley, Maurice
Fiorio, Derek Selby, Lisa Rogers, Lynn Spence and Sandra Pittana keep viewers
living fashionably.
    "We are delighted to have Tracy Moore on board as the new host of
CityLine. She has been entertaining and informing Torontonians for the last 3
years and we are excited to share her to the rest of the country," commented
Robert Lawlor, Executive Producer for non-news productions. "With Tracy as
host, we look forward to bringing a blend of what viewers liked the most of
past seasons with some new ideas to appeal to existing and new audiences."
    The 08/09 season of CityLine has proven to be an exciting one with a
significant increase in ratings and audience numbers. Audience is up an
overwhelming 56% compared to this time last broadcast season(xx). In addition
to our new host, watch for even more exciting happenings as CityLine takes the
show on the road this season with live broadcasts from other great Canadian
cities and as always all productions will continue in high definition. Viewers
can join Tracy in her new role as host along with our CityLine guest experts
weekdays at 9amET/11amCT/10amMT/10amPT starting Monday, October 27.

    Citytv, with stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and
Winnipeg, brings forward intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse
television in its own unique, interactive style. Citytv Toronto is Canada's
only High Definition OTA channel, transmitting digitally from the CN Tower in
5.1 audio. With its strong local voice, Citytv offers a distinct alternative
to other conventional television offerings. Its instantly recognizable 'look'
and 'sound' are the product of refreshingly different on-air personalities,
unique program formats and high television style. Citytv is part of Rogers
Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE:   RCI)
which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company.

    Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI;
NYSE:   RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting and Rogers Publishing. Rogers
Broadcasting has 52 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television
properties include five Citytv stations, five OMNI multicultural television
stations, Rogers Sportsnet, a specialty sports television service that
provides four regional sports channels across Canada plus a national HD
channel and the Shopping Channel, a televised and Internet shopping service.
Broadcasting also owns The Biography Channel Canada and G4TechTV Canada and
holds interests in several Canadian specialty television services, including
Viewers Choice Canada. Rogers Publishing produces 78 publications, including
many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare,
L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of
industry, medical and financial publications. All media properties are
integrated with their own popular web sites. Rogers Media also owns The
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and
entertainment facility. Media also holds 50% ownership in Dome Productions, a
mobile production and distribution joint venture that is a leader in HDTV
production in Canada.

    
    (*)BBM Canada Spring '08 (Feb.25-May 25/08), Citytv/Achannel Total Canada
    2+ Unduplicated Reach and Cumulative Women 25-54 AMA

    (xx)BBM-NMR meter data, Total Canada, Citytv Ontario, Vancouver, Alberta,
    W25-54, original M-F airing Fall 08 STD - Sept 15/08 -Oct 5/08 Fall 07
    STD = Sept 10/07-Sept 30/07
    





For further information:

For further information: Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, (416)
764-3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com; Andrea Gagliardi, Rogers Media
Television, (416) 260-3803, andrea.gagliardi@rci.rogers.com


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