Quebec City

Rock Detente Goes Rouge In Quebec

Astral Media will rebrand its nine “Rock Detente” French AC’s in Quebec as “Rouge FM” on Thursday, August 18. The stations are 107.3 CITE Montreal and its booster 102.7 CITE-1 Sherbrooke, 94.9 CIMF Gatineau/Ottawa, 107.5 CITF Quebec City, 96.9 CFIX Saguenay, 94.7 CHEY Maurice, 105.3 CHRD Drummondville, 99.9 CFVM Amqui, and 102.9 CJOI Rimouski. Due to our limited (non-existant) knowledge of French, we’re unable to tell yet if any other programming changes will occur with the rebrand.

Rogers Taking Its News Brand To The City

Update 5/30: Rogers announced today that CityNews will debut as a local cable network serving the Toronto area in October. “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, Rogers Broadcasting Ltd. “By incorporating our trailblazing and trusted news brands from CityNews, 680 News, and publishing – including Canada’s most trusted news magazine, Maclean’s – CityNews Channel is poised to be the destination local news channel,” Moore said. Toronto will presumably be the first of a network of CityNews outlets covering Canada. Rogers has come up with an integration program to merge its radio, television, and publishing divisions on a local basis. Should it succ...[Read More]