WPBT2 Brings Miami Based Web Content to South Florida's Living Rooms

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Content Miami, premiering on WPBT2, Friday, May 4 at Midnight, takes the best content created for the web in the South Florida area , and broadcasts it over the air. Debuting with a Miami-style mix of three local web based programs, Chat Chow, Sound Theory Live, and Something with Erik and Ralph, but now set to broadcast.

Premieres May 4 at Midnight on WPBT2

Content Miami, premiering on WPBT2, Friday, May 4 at Midnight, takes the best content created for the web in the South Florida area , and broadcasts it over the air. Debuting with a Miami-style mix of three local web based programs, Chat Chow, Sound Theory Live, and Something with Erik and Ralph, but now set to broadcast. Hosted by Miami web presence Natasha Izquierdo, Content Miami brings the web to the TV screen, setting the pace for local television with young, fresh and fun content made in our community and broadcast on WPBT2.

View the trailer of Content Miami Here

“We want to create a platform to highlight the great programming being created locally for the internet, which also deserves to be on television, so WPBT2, which has always had such a great local focus, is the perfect partner,” says Bill Teck, Executive Producer and Creator of Content Miami.

Chat Chow
The hottest foodie show on the web, Chat Chow, goes behind the scenes with the chefs, owners and mixologists of Miami’s celebrated food industry. Hosted by Lauren Bernat, the viral Wii Fit Girl sensation, the episodes highlight some of South Florida’s favorite food personalities.

Sound Theory Live
Carlos Garcia host of Sound Theory Live on WDNA 88.9 FM promotes local musicians by showcasing their talents live on the radio with little “get to know them” interviews. These sessions recorded live during the WDNA radio broadcast give the viewer the feeling of being in studio with these artists as they talk about and perform their music.

Something with Erik and Ralph
For a slice or pure, made-in-Miami whimsy starring Ralph de la Portilla and Erik Fabregat as two life-long best buddies down and out in Miami’s Great Recession.
Something with Erik and Ralph, created by a group of Miami friends, who go by the moniker, The Wet Socks Ensemble, this creative collective of over-educated misfits has created a truly one of a kind show.

Episode Descriptions:

Show 101
Something with Erik and Ralph – Episode 1, Chapter 1
“Morning Meal” from the Wet Socks Ensemble, the debut chapter of a whimsical Miami-centric web series starring Ralph de la Portilla and Erik Fabregat.

Sound Theory Live with host Carlos Garcia features Thomas Wynn and the Believers

Chat Chow – “1500”
Chef Paula DaSilva was instrumental in creating the concept for 1500°, which deftly blends farm-to-table and classic steakhouse cookery. Paula sits with Lauren Bernat for the 411 on their great food concept.

Show 102
Something with Erik and Ralph -Episodes 1 Chapter II
The boys continue their search for a morning meal.

Chat Chow – “Pubbelly”
Andreas Schreiner, managing partner of Pubbelly, Pubbelly Sushi and Barceloneta chats with host Lauren Bernat about the three restaurants and their uniqueness, the masterminds behind their amazing menus, as we drool over their dishes and find out why it’s a favorite of local chefs.

Sound Theory Live with host Carlos Garcia features RadioBoxer

Show 103
Something with Erik & Ralph - Episodes 1 Chapter III
Episode 1 concludes with some home cookin' 305 style.

Chat Chow – “Tudor House”
Geoffrey Zakarian, partner and chef of Tudor House chats with host Lauren Bernard about their inaugural Rosé Brunch, some of the other most popular menu items including the “organic fried chicken” and the “ugly burger.”

Sound Theory Live with host Carlos Garcia features Lissette Alea

Show 104
Something with Erik and Ralph - Episode 2 Chapter I
“Bin Laden Breakfast” Episode 2 finds the boys as politically correct as ever..

Chat Chow – “Sustain”
Managing partner, Jonathan Lazar, talks to Lauren Bernat about the concept behind Sustain and being the new kid on the block in Midtown Miami, beliefs about and practices related to sustainability, which took root in the farmers’ market.

Sound Theory Live with host Carlos Garcia features Brendan O'Hara and The Big Bounce

Show 105
Something with Erik and Ralph - Episode 2 Chapter 2, “Enter the Dallas”
Erik and Ralph double back to the house after seeing their new neighbors and prepare a proper dish for a house warming gift.

Chat Chow - “Caja China”
Roberto Guerra, creator of La Caja China chats with Lauren Bernat about the origin of this Cuban style 'Chinese Box', different models and usage of La Caja China and finally, the trick to making the best “lechon.”

Sound Theory Live with host Carlos Garcia features The Morning Flesh Project

Show 106
Something with Erik and Ralph – Episode 2, Chapter. 3, “The Road to ¡Fuácata!”
The exciting conclusion to episode three.

Chat Chow - Yardbird Southern Table & BarJeff McInnis, Executive Chef of Yardbird Southern Table and Bar chats with host Lauren Bernard about real Southern food, the homey feel of Yardbird’s decor, some of the signature menu items (including the “Rabbit and Alligator Stew”) and his favorite meal growing up.

Note: No Sound Theory Live on this episode - Instead, from website generation ñ, an episode of arts show, Arte Palabra.

Arte Palabra: Miami based painter, Trek6, is profiled. His influences include Hip Hop, Graffiti, and classical painting to create incredibly subtle, unique and powerful paintings and murals..

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