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Winnipeg Wakes Up to Revitalized TV Morning Show with Wheeler in the Morning, Launching Jan. 12 on City

– Winnipeg’s #1 morning radio show Wheeler in the Morning with Philly and Rena continues on 92 CITI-FM weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. CT –
 
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WINNIPEG (January 6, 2015) – Winnipeggers get a double-dose of their favourite on-air personalities as the city’s top-ranked radio morning show team makes its television debut, bringing the best of radio and TV together for a unique viewing and listening experience.  Launching Monday, Jan. 12, Wheeler in the Morning will air weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. CT on City from the revitalized City studio located in the heart of Winnipeg at The Forks.  The show, which replaces Breakfast Television, will be hosted by veteran on-air personality Dave Wheeler and feature City personalities Drew Kozub and Jenna Khan, as well as current morning radio team Phil Aubrey and Rena Jae. In addition to the City broadcast, viewers can stream Wheeler in the Morning live through Citytv.com/Winnipeg, on tablet, and on mobile.
 
The radio show Wheeler in the Morning with Philly and Rena will continue to broadcast in its current format from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. CT on Rogers Radio station 92 CITI-FM. 
 
“The chemistry between Wheeler, Philly, and Rena is infectious, and we’re excited to bring this power-house crew to our audiences along with City favourites Drew Kozub and Jenna Khan,” said Jordan Schwartz, Vice President, In-House Productions, Rogers.  “Rogers is home to Canada’s leading media brands, and by bringing our radio and TV assets together through integrating Wheeler in the Morning into the City schedule, we can offer more breadth of topics that matter to local audiences.” 
 
Throughout the broadcast, Wheeler, Aubrey and Jae will entertain television audiences for the first time with their fan-favourite morning chatter. Kozub and Khan bring their unique brand of  lifestyle and entertainment segments to the new morning show as well as live in-studio and on-location interviews with local personalities, politicians, and experts that matter most to the city.   Wheeler in the Morning will also feature a new on-screen look with news, weather, and traffic highlights, offering Winnipeggers everything they need to start their day off right.
 
“I love being able to wake up Winnipeg every weekday morning with my friends Philly and Rena, and I can’t wait to bring Drew and Jenna into the mix to make our new TV show the best source of morning news and entertainment Winnipeg has to offer,” said Wheeler.
 
Wheeler, Aubrey and Jae have been entertaining Winnipegers since 2009 with their legendary morning show Wheeler in the Morning with Philly and Rena. In September 2012 their showdebuted on Rogers Radio station 92 CITI-FM, and is now the #1 morning radio show in Winnipeg.  
 
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About City 
City™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal and Saskatchewan offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, City 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. City 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 City stations and programming, visit Citytv.com.
 
Media Contact:
Michelle Lomack, City, michelle.lomack@rci.rogers.com, 416.819.2783

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