PEMBROKE PINES, FL, December 1, 2015 – On Friday, December 4th, 2015, Blondie Ras Productions, Frame by Frame Productions and BECON-TV will host a launch party for the premiere of their new prime time block of Caribbean TV shows. The event, celebrating the South Florida airings of iconic travel magazine TV series “Island Stylee” and Caribbean-American lifestyle series “Island Origins” will take place at the Grand Palms Resort in Pembroke Pines from 6 – 9PM. The event is free to the public and will feature special guests, presentations and refreshments. In addition, attendees will be able to enjoy giveaways from show supporters including: Grace Foods, Donna’s Caribbean Restaurant, We Florida Financial Credit Union, The Law Office of Levi Williams, Victoria Mutual Building Society, Jamaica National and Goldson Spine.
The launch will offer guests and media a sampling of what “Island Stylee” and “Island Origins” will bring to BECON-TV’s evening lineup showing highlights and previews of each series. Attendees can meet and greet the show hosts, creators and some of the series guests. “Island Origins” presenter Calibe Thompson will serve as host for the evening.
The airing of these programs will mean that South Florida’s English-speaking Caribbean audience of over 600,000 can finally look forward to prime time television shows that consistently reflect their community. BECON-TV, already leads in diversity with a variety of ethnic programs including “New Haitian Generation”.
“Island Stylee” followed by “Island Origins” will be aired on Mondays from 9:30 – 10:30PM with repeats on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:30 – 9:30PM. Viewers can watch throughout the tri-county area from as far south as the Keys to as far north as Vero Beach.
Promo Video – https://youtu.be/ckCq0rz8BhQ
The presenters of Island Origins and Island Stylee are Blondie Ras Productions, producers of national PBS and Create TV Caribbean cooking series Taste the Islands, and Frame by Frame Productions, 40 year veterans of the Caribbean broadcast industry.
About Blondie Ras Productions
Blondie Ras Productions is a South Florida video production company that creates Caribbean-inspired lifestyle content for a sophisticated and educated mainstream viewing audience. The company seeks to become the preeminent source for Caribbean-related television content. Blondie Ras Productions has created nationally, internationally and regionally distributed programs including Taste the Islands, Island Origins, The Caribbean Diaspora Weekly and Miami Fitness TV. Learn more at www.blondieras.com.
About Frame by Frame Productions
Frame by Frame Film and Video Productions offers the best film and video production in South Florida and the Caribbean, offering a full range of in house services to the individual who demands the greatest level of creativity, with the least amount of compromise.
BECON broadcasts educational and instructional programs on BECON-TV (WBEC-TV), an FCC licensed station, owned and operated by the School Board of Broward County, Florida, to air noncommercial, educational programming throughout South Florida. WBEC-TV broadcasts on channels 63 on AT&T U-verse, Directv, Dish Network, and channel 19 on Comcast. BECON’s mission is to use broadcast television and the most current technologies to develop and deliver quality multi-media instructional, educational and community programming to enhance student achievement and lifelong learning.
Information provided by: Blondie Ras Productions