Rogers prepares CityNews Channel
Rogers Broadcasting will launch a new 24-hour local news digital television service called the CityNews Channel in Toronto in October. The channel will feature an "enriched and interactive screen format," according to the company. "We're taking the number one news radio format in Canada, 680 News, and bringing it to television under the brand of CityNews Channel," said Scott Moore, president of Rogers Broadcasting. "By incorporating our trailblazing and trusted news brands from CityNews, 680 News and publishing, including news magazine Maclean's, CityNews Channel is poised to be the destination local news channel."