Al Roker is airing a new cooking series on Meerkat

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If you’re like me, you’re probably familiar with Al Roker because of his work on TV. He’s gregarious and capable as the weather anchor on NBC’s Today, and he hosts his own daily show on The Weather Channel, Wake Up with Al. Here’s something you might not know about Roker: he’s a contemporary Renaissance man, a media personality who also happens to be an author, a cooking enthusiast, and the head of a TV production company. And through Roker Labs, the new innovation-centric arm of Al Roker Entertainment, he’s trying to add a new title to his crowded résumé: live streaming pioneer. Roker’s company is bringing three new pieces of original content to live streaming app Meerkat this week, all of which are about food. The first episode, which…

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