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Citytv officially a Rogers property

Briefs | 11/01/2007 7:05 pm EDT

Rogers Media announced yesterday that its transaction to acquire Citytv officially closed. The Citytv network purchased by Rogers, which was effectively the remainder of CTVglobemedia Inc.'s acquisition of CHUM Ltd., includes stations in Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. In light of the announcement Rogers Media subsidiary Rogers Broadcasting takes immediate control of the Citytv operations under the direction of Leslie Sole, Rogers Media's CEO of television. "We are extremely pleased that we were able to close this transaction on schedule, allowing us to now proceed with managing these stations and expanding our broadcasting operations in these major markets," said Sole in a news release.

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