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Rogers Media and First Canadian Media Company to launch Video iPad app

TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ – The new online programming
initiative, Shorts in the City, launched earlier this week by
Rogers Media, unveiled today its new app for iPad. Just in time for the
Canadian launch of Apple’s iPad, is the first Canadian media
company to release a video iPad app for Canadian audiences.

The Shorts in the City app offers Canadians the largest selection
of serialized online video content available in the country and features
over 17 shows, 500 episodes and 35 hours of drama, comedy, sci-fi,
thriller, horror and animation. The app is free to Canadians and can be
downloaded on iTunes.

About Rogers Media Inc
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers
Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting
and Rogers Publishing. Rogers Broadcasting has 52 AM and FM radio
stations across Canada. Television properties include 5 Citytv stations
as well as five OMNI multicultural television stations. Rogers
Sportsnet, Canada’s live event leader, is comprised of four channels,
all of which are available nationally and in high definition, and the
Shopping Channel, is a televised and Internet shopping service. Rogers
Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines such as
Maclean’s, Chatelaine, Flare, L’actualité and Canadian Business, and is
the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial
publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular
web sites. Rogers Media also owns The Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
and Rogers Centre, a year-round sports and entertainment facility.