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Music Megastar Gets Personal on Life, Love, and Lyrics in Entertainment City: Taylor Swift, Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

Six-time Grammy® Award-winning artist Taylor Swift sits down for a one-on-one interview with host Dina Pugliese
in front of a live studio audience at Citytv’s downtown Toronto studio –
– Half-hour special to air across Canada on Citytv and Rogers Radio stations –
– The 22-year-old Swift opens up about her new album, Red, the secret behind her success, and how she handles life in the public eye –

TORONTO (October 17, 2012) On the day of the release of her highly-anticipated fourth studio album, Red, global megastar Taylor Swift sits down with Citytv for an intimate conversation in the prime-time special, Entertainment City: Taylor Swift. Airing Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. local time (check local listings) on Citytv, Citytv.com and Rogers Radio stations across Canada, the half-hour special brings fans the scoop on everything from how she stays grounded amidst a hectic recording and tour schedule, to the inspiration behind her chart-topping hit single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

“Citytv and Rogers Radio stations have a history of attracting the biggest stars, and for our first-ever Entertainment City national special, we are delivering viewers a true fan experience with Taylor Swift,” said Jordan Schwartz, Vice-President, In-House Productions, Rogers Media.

Taped in front of a live studio audience at Citytv’s downtown Toronto studio, and hosted by Dina Pugliese, co-host of Toronto’s #1 morning show, Breakfast Television, the special gets personal with Swift – hot on the heels of receiving the inaugural CCMA Generation Award from the Canadian Country Music Association. Swift also opens up about Canadian teen sensation Justin Bieber, her appreciation for Canadian ‘Swifties’ aka. fans, and includes a surprise shout out from her BFF Selena Gomez.   

 

Rogers Radio stations across the country will air Entertainment City: Taylor Swift in simulcast with Citytv at 7 p.m. local time.  Stations include: 98.1 CHFI (Toronto), CHYM 96.7 and Kix 106 (Kitchener), 102.3 Clear FM (Winnipeg), EZ Rock (105.3 FM in Sudbury, 99.3 FM in Timmins, and 100.5 FM in Sault Ste. Marie and North Bay), Lite 92.9 (Halifax), Ocean 98.5 (Victoria), 107.7 The River (Lethbridge), Star 98.3 (Chilliwack), Country 93.3 (Fort McMurray), Kix 93.5 (Kingston), Q104 (Sault Ste. Marie), Y101 (Ottawa), and Country 107.1 (Abbotsford), Lite 95.9 (Calgary), and 106.5 Mountain FM (Canmore).

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About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada; television properties include six Citytv stations, five OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE and Sportsnet World), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media’s suite of digital assets reaches 17 million unique visitors per month through more than 1,000 premium owned + exclusive and extended network sites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.   

Media Contacts       
Nicolas Brancaccio, Citytv and Rogers Radio, nicolas.brancaccio@rci.rogers.com or 416-764-3261
Charmaine Khan, Citytv and Rogers Radio, charmaine.khan@rci.rogers.com or 416-764-3071


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