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CITYTV’S AMERICA’S GOT TALENT WINS THE NIGHT WITH 1.6 MILLION VIEWERS


– Summer’s hottest reality series outperforms competition nationally –
– Season finale tonight at 8pm ET/PT on Citytv –

(TORONTO – September 14, 2011) Citytv voted out the competition as its smash hit reality series America’s Got Talent won the night on Tuesday, Sept. 13 with 1.6 million viewers (Ind. 2+, national). As the leading performer in prime time, the first part of Citytv’s two-night finale extravaganza outperformed its closest competitor of the night, CBC's Rick Mercer Report (1.2 million, Ind. 2+, national). 

Images and additional series information available at www.rogersmediatv.ca

Last night, the final four acts – Team iLuminate, POPLYFE, The Silhouettes and Landau – competed in hopes of winning the $1 million prize and the opportunity to headline a show in Las Vegas. Tonight, in the live, two-hour finale, special guest stars will perform before host Nick Cannon reveals who America has chosen as its favourite act.

Viewers who missed last night’s episode can catch up on Citytv.com or on their iPads by downloading the free Citytv video app on iTunes Canada.

Fans of the Got Talent franchise can also look forward to the launch of Citytv’s new original series, Canada’s Got Talent, coming to the prime time schedule in Spring 2012. Auditions for Canada’s Got Talent kicked off this month in Winnipeg and Edmonton with next stops in Vancouver (Sept. 19-20), Montreal (Sept. 23-24), Toronto (Sept. 27-30) and Halifax (Oct. 11-12). Full details, rules and regulations, and sign-up forms are available at www.canadasgottalent.com.

Source: BBM Canada

Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.Citytv.com

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For more information, please contact:
Sónia Brum, 416.764.3194, sonia.brum@rci.rogers.com
Michelle Lomack, 416.764.3190, michelle.lomack@rci.rogers.com


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