( ENSPIRE Entertainment ) Check out the last episode of JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ

Activist Tamika Mallory and mixologist Karl Fanz join culinary star Chef JJ on the last episode of CLEO TV’s sizzling new series JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ. Last week CLEO TV also premiered a Season 3 marathon of the acquired digital series TOUGH LOVE.

On last week’s episode, Chef JJ and his guests vibe for an empowerment hour as they cook up Smothered Pork Chops with JJ’s kicked up Mac and Cheese. Tamika is the National Co-President of the Women’s March, a grassroots movement that harnessed the political power of diverse women. Karl is a resident mixologist at the chic and Caribbean-inspired restaurant Solomon and Kuff in Harlem. From politics to cocktails, the trio connects in a no judgment zone. Karl shares recipes for a unique twist on an old fashioned cocktail, and a “Dark & Stormy,” a concoction with rum and an original ginger beer from Solomon and Kuff. The Harlem tastemakers share personal stories and dish on their favorite spots in the local restaurant scene.

The conversation was lively and the group didn’t shy about expressing their opinions on everything from women’s rights and online dating to the state of male chivalry. Tune into the next episode of JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ to get a taste of Harlem and hear the tea on everything from relationships, dating and politics.

JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ is a hot new cooking show where CLEO TV viewers get to hang out with 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 fashion entrepreneur Nichole Lynel, actress Naturi Naughton, rapper and activist David Banner, activist Tamika Mallory, actor Malik Yoba, celebrity fitness trainer Naphtali Aikens, CLEO TV Personalities Tai Beauchamp and Elton Anderson, gospel artist Koryn Hawthorne, actor Robert Ri’chard and ESPN Commentator and NBA champion Stephen Johnson, among others. The series airs back-to-back episodes of Season 3 on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET with an encore at 7 p.m. ET.

JUST EATS WITH CHEF JJ is produced by Powerhouse Productions, with Rochelle Brown and Sonia Armstead serving as Executive Producers. For CLEO TV, Tia A. Smith and Jason Ryan are Executive Producers in Charge of Production; Donyell McCullough is Sr. Director of Talent & Casting; and Robyn Greene Arrington is Vice President of Original Programming and Production.


The popular digital series acquired for CLEO TV, centers on the dating encounters and struggles of six millennials living in New York City. TOUGH LOVE begins when a young couple, Alicia and Quincy, announce to their friends that they’re moving out of New York City due to a failing business and unaffordable rent. Their friends step in to prevent them from moving and get involved in a paid social experiment which requires them to share stories about their struggles with dating and coupledom. As they share their stories, audiences see plenty of drama unfold and find out whether millennials can maintain healthy romantic relationships. The series airs back-to-back episodes of Season 3 on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET with an encore at 7 p.m. ET.

For more information about CLEO TV visit www.mycleo.tv and check out CLEO TV YouTube Channel. Viewers can also join the conversation by connecting via social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@mycleotv) using #JustEatsWithChefJJ and #ToughLove.