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

May 28, 2010

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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’actualit√© 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.