CityNews Channel launches on Rogers digital cable today

Rogers Media today launch CityNews Channel, a 24/7 English language news station, on its Rogers Digital Cable service.

Programming for the station will consist primarily of of simulcasts from other CityTV stations along with live audio from Rogers 680News.

During the day, CityNews will simulcast City TV’s Breakfast Television, CityNews, CityNews at Five, CityNews at Six, and CityNews Tonight. From Midnight to 5:30am, the station will simulcast live audio news feeds from 680News and visuals from the channel’s ‘Eyes of Toronto’ cameras across the GTA.

When it’s not running simulcast shows, the station will be anchored by rotating hosts on an hourly basis and employ the same type of format as can be found on Rogers 680 News radio station with traffic and weather together on the :1s, sports at :15 and :45, and business at :26 and :56 past the hour.

The CityNews Channel can now be seen by to Rogers Digital Cable customers in Ontario on channel #1..

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2 Responses to “CityNews Channel launches on Rogers digital cable today”
  1. Winter says:

    Why it’s only available in Toronto?, Will it available across Ontario and the Atlantic in the future??

    A Cable fanatic From New-Brunswick.

  2. Manny says:

    Will this be available to Rogers basic cable subscribers? I love CityNews but I would hate to have to spend more money on services I don’t need just to get one channel.