TV One Hosts Exclusive Media Event With Culinary Star Chef JJ Johnson for CLEO TV Series Premiere

Chef JJ Johnson to celebrate the launch of new entertainment network CLEO TV and the series premiere of JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ

TV One Hosts Exclusive Media Event With Culinary Star Chef JJ Johnson for CLEO TV Series Premiere

Chef JJ Johnson delights the crowd with his special curated selections during the JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ media event in New York. 
Photo Credit: Antoine Debrill, Courtesy of CLEO TV

NEW YORK, NY TV One recently hosted an exclusive preview event at The Henry by Chef JJ in New York City with culinary artist Chef JJ Johnson to celebrate the launch of new entertainment network CLEO TV and the series premiere of JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ.

Invited journalists mingled with the charismatic chef and sampled curated selections from his critically-acclaimed Manhattan eatery, including Fig French Toast, Biscuit Sammys, Egg Rice, Brown Paper Bag Fried Chicken, and Collard Green Salad.  In addition, the press received an exclusive glimpse of the series that kicked off CLEO TV’s debut on Saturday.  

TV One executives in attendance at the event included EVP of Ad Sales and Marketing Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, VP of Original Programming and Production Robyn Green Arrington and SVP of Public Relations Tosha Whitten-Griggs. The show’s executive producers Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead, co-owners of Powerhouse Productions, were also in attendance.

JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ is a hot new cooking show where CLEO TV viewers get to hang out with Harlem’s own Chef JJ Johnson. Set in a hip New York City loft, JJ prepares meals from his kitchen and entertains his celebrity friends. Each episode features notable special guests including TV personality Yandy Smith, actor Laz Alonso, singer Kimberly Locke, actress Naturi Naughton, rapper and activist David Banner, activist Tamika Mallory and ESPN Commentator and NBA champion Stephen Johnson, among others.

Derived from the name Cleopatra, CLEO TV is an aspirational lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color. The network promises a unique and diverse programming lineup that reflects the multifaceted interests of this generation. With a bold, fearless and fresh take, CLEO TV gives multicultural young women a destination for content centered around travel, home design, relationships, finances, cooking, talk shows, movies, docu-series, sitcoms and much more. CLEO TV is broadly distributed on Comcast Xfinity and Spectrum with additional affiliate distribution partners to be announced in the coming months.

For more information on CLEO TV, visit CLEO TV’s YouTube Channel and check out exclusive, behind-the-scenes content on Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on CLEO TV’s TwitterInstagram and Facebook (@mycleotv) using the hashtag #CLEOTV.

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