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Rogers Media to launch City Montreal on Feb. 4

The conversion of Metro14 Montreal comes as the near-national network rebrands as City as part of a national marketing makeover (Seed pictured).


City adds Eva Longoria-starrer Mother Up! to Canadian comedy lineup

The 13-episode primetime animated series is co-produced by Bardel Entertainment and Breakthrough Entertainment (Longoria pictured), and will land on Hulu stateside.

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Ellen Wong on The Carrie Diaries, and shooting in New York City

The Toronto native is full of praise for a major co-star in the CW drama to air on Citytv: Manhattan.


Rogers Media orders up three Saskatchewan TV projects

Fahrenheit Films, plan9Films and Cheshire Smile Animation are the latest local producers to get commissions from the network after it rebranded SCN as Citytv Saskatchewan.

THE GOODWIN GAMES: Jimmy (Jake Lacy, L), Chloe (Becki Newton, C) and Henry (Scott Foley, R) are three estranged siblings who return home after the loss of their father and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune - if, and only if, they can adhere to their late father’s trivial wishes in the new comedy  THE GOODWIN GAMES slated for midseason on FOX. ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Patrick Ecclesine/FOX

Citytv stays on laugh track for winter 2013

Canuck originals Seed and Package Deal to join the lineup, alongside new comedies 1600 Penn, The Goodwin Games (pictured) and How To Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life).

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Robert Hardy boards Force Four Entertainment

UPDATED: The former CTV exec becomes head of development as the Vancouver producer completes The Bachelor Canada and the Seed sitcom for Citytv.


Pamela Anderson books arc on Package Deal

The Canadian actress is to play a therapist in the 13-episode sitcom from Thunderbird Films for Citytv.


Tom Green to guest star on Seed

The comedian (pictured) will play an arrogant psychoanalyst who attempts to counsel the dysfunctional families on the comedy set to bow on Citytv’s primetime schedule in 2013.

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When Harry met Rose, and the anxiety of Canadian sitcom chemistry

Citytv is hoping the upcoming sperm donor comedy Seed, now shooting in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, grows on Canadians as they swoon for a bartender/bachelor ill-fitted for serial fatherhood.


Citytv replaces cancelled CBS comedy Partners

The broadcaster will pre-release Happy Endings on Monday nights at 8:30 p.m., with Last Resort and 666 Park both staying on through their initial 13-episode orders.


Citytv grabs Mike & Molly for Monday night CBS comedy block

The network heavy on comedies bought the Warner Bros. Domestic Television sitcom after an apparent scheduling clash for the Melissa McCarthy and Bill Gardell laugher on rival CTV.


CRTC’s Blais tells Rogers CJNT deal must benefit Canadians

The pro-consumer regulator insisted securing approval for Montreal TV station deal was not “a matter of promising to invest a certain amount into the Canadian broadcasting system.”