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Caribbean TV Show "Island Origins" Premiers On South Florida TV

Starting Monday, December 7th, a block of family-friendly Caribbean lifestyle programming will begin primetime broadcast on South Florida’s BECON-TV (Channel 63 / Comcast 19). Two english-speaking series called Island Stylee and 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.

There are over 600,000 English-speaking West Indians in South Florida along with large numbers of their families, friends and associates. Island Origins and Island Stylee, two popular 30-minute shows that reflect the Caribbean community’s vibrant spirit, achievements and heritage, are making a targeted connection to this prominent yet underrepresented community. Both programs will be available through December 2016.

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. The broadcasts are made possible because of the generous support of corporate partners Grace Foods, Donna's Caribbean Restaurant, We Florida Financial Credit Union, The Law Offices of Levi Williams P.A., Victoria Mutual Building Society, Jamaica National and Goldson Spine, along with media partners Caribcast,, and The South Florida Times.

BECON­-TV (WBEC­TV) is an FCC licensed station broadcasting educational and instructional programs on channel 19 on Comcast, and channel 63 on AT&T, DirecTV, Dish Network, Atlantic Broadband and over ­the ­air.

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