April 14th , 2021 (Trinidad & Tobago, WI.) – Flow and TEMPO Networks are teaming up once again to produce exciting culturally-relevant Caribbean content. TEMPO is currently in production of the Caribbean version of Complex Networks’ award-winning show Hot Ones, spotlighting Caribbean Pepper Sauce Manufacturers locally, regionally and internationally who are fortunate enough to land a spot at the Hot Table for the inaugural season of Hot Ones Caribbean.
Like the original series, the show will feature top Caribbean talent and celebrities, while they experience the taste and heat of the hottest Caribbean pepper sauces, like Bertie’s and Habernero from Trinidad & Tobago, Alvin’s from the United States Virgin Islands and Old Duppy from Barbados, among others. Ms. Raelene Rydzik, Director, Entertainment Acquisition, Cable & Wireless Communications, stated “We are delighted to again partner with TEMPO to bring original, Caribbean content like ‘HOT ONES’ to Flow customers. Our Flow 1 channel is an excellent platform for highlighting the diverse interests and cultures of our Caribbean audience.”
The two companies successfully partnered before in the production of ground-breaking Caribbean content, including the well-received series, Caribbean Dream, which profiles the journey of Caribbean nationals who have migrated internationally and achieved great success in their professions. The Caribbean Dream series has thus far featured Ms. Yvette Noel-Schure from Grenada, who is super-star recording artist, Beyonce’s, long-time publicist; Celebrity Hair Stylist, Mr. Neal Farinah, whose star-studded client list includes Beyonce, Nikki Minaj and many others; and Essence Chief Content Officer, Ms. Moana Lu from Martinique.
“TEMPO has partnered with Flow in varying capacities from its inception in 2005 and we are grateful to have Flow as a committed partner in the development of quality Caribbean content, said Frederick A. Morton, Jr., Founder, Chairman & CEO, TEMPO Networks. “The partnership has always been a HOT ONE and therefore it is no surprise that we are once again coming together to produce this exciting show, Hot Ones Caribbean, that can entertain our audiences, while at the same time have an extraordinary impact on so many of our industries, creative, tourism, trade, agriculture, etc”, said Morton
ABOUT HOT ONES
Hot Ones is a YouTube web series, created by Christopher Schonberger and produced by First We Feast and Complex Media. First We Feast founded in 2012 views food as an illuminating lens into pop culture, music, travel and has curated a slate of food driven franchise like Hot Ones, Food Grails, The Burger Show, Food Skills, and Feast Mansion. Hot Ones basic premise involves celebrities being interviewed by host Sean Evans over a platter of increasingly spicy chicken wings. Hot Ones has had over 1 billion views on the web and won the 2018 Shorty Award for Best Web Series, the 2019 Webby Award for Food & Drink. Host Sean Evans won the 2018 and 2019 Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host. Additionally, First We Feast received the 2014 James Beard Award for “Best Food Blog” and the 2019 James Beard Award for “Best Online Video, on Location.”
ABOUT TEMPO NETWORKS
Founded in 2005, TEMPO Networks is the Caribbean’s leading television, media & entertainment life-style brand capturing Caribbean life & culture worldwide. With its flagship 24/7 linear TV station broadcasting throughout the Caribbean and the USA on cable to over 4M viewers, TEMPO produces popular Caribbean life-style content, featuring travel, tourism, music, cuisine, pop-culture and diaspora life. TEMPO is presently developing its streaming platform, currently available on Apple, Android, Amazon Fire, etc., with an exciting and ground-breaking slate of original and exclusively curated programming and content for the very significant and varied worldwide demographic who love and enjoy all things Caribbean.
ABOUT C&W COMMUNICATIONS
C&W, part of the Liberty Latin America group of companies, is a full-service communications and entertainment provider and delivers market-leading video, broadband, telephony and mobile services to consumers in more than 20 markets. Through its business division, C&W provides data center hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud technology to serve business and government customers. C&W also operates a state-of-the-art submarine fiber network – the most extensive in the region.
C&W is the operator of the consumer brand Flow, and its community-based Flow 1 Television programming across the region. Learn more at www.cwc.com
ABOUT COMPLEX NETWORKS
Complex Networks champions the people, brands and new trends you need to know now, will obsess over next, and we build consumer universes around them. We’re what a modern entertainment company looks like and what others have followed since 2002. From pop culture and style (Complex), food entertainment (First We Feast), music discovery (Pigeons and Planes), sneaker news (Sole Collector) to our festival of cultural convergence (ComplexCon) — if you want to be part of what’s next and build valuable relationships with the audiences who live in it, come to Complex Networks.
Arlene M. Holman
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