EC's Jook Joint
October 22, 2009
ECâ€™s Jook Joint...an Award Winning Public Access Television Program...partners with KOFYTV
Union City, CA â€“ ECâ€™s Jook Joint...an award winning...locally produced...nationally distributed public television program featuring Blues music videos has partnered with the iconic San Francisco Bay Area television institution...KOFY-TV...for an 11 week run during the upcoming 2009 Holiday season.
ECâ€™s Jook Joint will launch on Saturday...November 7th....@ 10:30PM. EC's Jook Joint is the first program of its kind...dedicated to the expansion and longevity of Blues music. Recent wins of both the Hometown Honorable Mention Award and the WAVE Award gives evidence that ECâ€™s Jook Joint is poised to start a Blues revolution!
â€œWith the show designed for a Blues loving...community minded audience...KOFYTV... in my mind was the only station that made sense!â€ says EC Scott, Producer and host of the program. Dedicated solely to the unification, preservation and expansion of the Blues community, ECâ€™s Jook Joint currently airs nationwide in many markets on PBS networks and is also available internationally on the internet via www.Blip.tv.
About Host E.C. Scott
With four albums to her name, Scott has garnered critical acclaim from Rolling Stone ,Stereo Review, Blues Revue, Living Blues,and Downbeat , among others. Atlantic Records co-founder Jerry Wexler called her â€œone honest-to-God soul singer.â€
In addition to her own music, Scott is passionate about keeping the Blues alive in the 21st Century. Her locally based production company, ECS Productions, produces ECâ€™s Jook Joint, the only program of itâ€™s kind dedicated solely to the unification, preservation and expansion of the Blues community. ECâ€™s Jook Joint airs on 300+ PBS stations nationwide and is available internationally on the internet via www.Blip.tv.
About KOFY- TV
Bay Area Independent television leader, KOFY debuted in 1986 and has been on the cutting edge of local programming fulfilling the unique needs of the Bay Area ever since. KOFY covers all 9 Bay area Counties reaching 2.5 Million households
â€œThe key to KOFY TV 20/Cable 13â€™s new approach is our focus on the station strengths of the past--being local and fun but with a modern twist,â€ stated KOFY TV 20/Cable 13â€™s President and General Manager, Craig Coane.