Articles Tagged ‘OMNI’

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ICYMI: OMNI’s regional news bows, Beebe inks Toast deal

Plus, Videotron has partnered with Comcast to create an IPTV service.

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OMNI aims to bring back regional news with new channel

Rogers Media has applied for a new channel that would restore local, ethnic news programming it cut last year.

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CRTC strikes down opposition to OMNI changes

The commission has denied applications from interveners to have Rogers Media face an expedited hearing around its cancellation of local news broadcasts.

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OMNI readies Sudden Master

The digital exclusive will launch on YouTube at 10 p.m. on Nov. 8, coinciding with the broadcast premiere of Blood and Water.

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OMNI preps Blood and Water for prime time bow

The Breakthrough Entertainment crime drama will be produced in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, with John L’Ecuyer attached to direct.

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Kruger’s ‘soft’ touch with ethnic markets

The paper towel and tissue brand is shifting some of its budget to target specific ethnic communities.

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City announces fall premiere dates

From Kermit to Mindy, the channel has announced when its fall programming will be hitting screens.

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Original Italian news programming to debut on TLN

Following the cancellation of a popular Italian nightly news show on OMNI, the network’s Italian-language channel is responding with its own show.

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Rogers defends OMNI cuts to MPs

Keith Pelley reacted to MP’s concerns about OMNI cuts during a parliamentary hearing Wednesday.

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Upfronts 2015: Rogers wants to go broad, and stay niche

The media co’s executives talk about plans for OMNI to break even and the strategy for City.

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Rogers rejigs OMNI news programming

The media co has also replaced existing evening and breakfast shows with a new Dinner Television program in Edmonton.

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Layoffs hit Rogers’ OMNI stations

The media co has cancelled OMNI News in Italian, Mandarin and Cantonese at stations across the country, resulting in the loss of about 90 jobs.

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Rogers Media builds hype for Empire finale

The mediaco aired a marathon of the first episodes over the weekend and is bringing the finale back to City this Wednesday.

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Rogers expands Punjabi edition of Hockey Night in Canada

Ratings to date for the TV broadcast, ahead of its Edmonton radio launch.

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Rogers gives Empire a boost on City

The show, which has been airing on OMNI, is being simulcast on City this week to raise awareness with viewers.