Of all the UHF channels available for use in Toronto - why channel 79 - at the very top of the dial? The owners of CITY wanted to prevent the loss of these valuable channels in Canada.Canada's first commercial UHF station - CITY-TV - was low powered, low cost and focused on Toronto only.He resigned from Global on January 15, 2015, following a Toronto Star investigation alleging conflict of interest due to his equity stake in a PR firm. In December 2016, he returned to his hometown of Montreal, QC with his own show called, "The Leslie Robert's Show" airing weekdays 9-noon on CJAD 800 Radio.
Divorced from her husband in 2006, she lives in Bloor West Village.
CITY-TV was licensed November 25 to a company represented by Phyllis Switzer (Channel Seventy-Nine Limited).
The applicant proposed a programming service that was uniquely different from, and complementary to, services provided by existing stations. to midnight and then repeat that programming the following day between 8 a.m. CITY-TV would broadcast on UHF channel 79 with an effective radiated power of 31,000 watts video and 3,100 watts audio (directional) with antenna height of 403 feet. CITY-TV was the dream of Phyllis Switzer and she held the title of Vice President. Switzer had been in news and was a cable tv pioneer; Znaimer was known as a tv interviewer; Grafstein was a broadcast lawyer; and Cowan was a film producer and PA expert.
Leslie Roberts (born June 28) is a radio and television personality.
He is the host of The Leslie Roberts Show on Montreal's Newstalk radio CJAD 800 AM.