BTFJamaican artists will be featured in a new U.S. TV program.

Scheduled to air fall of 2017, “Beyond the Fame” will feature profiles on some of today’s biggest celebrities, and their rise to fame.

“Beyond the Fame” is created and produced by Mike Sherman, founder and president of Universal Media Group Inc., who first became known in the early 2000’s as host of “On The Mike” an entertainment show on U.S. tv network CBS, interviewing stars at the beginning of their careers.

Now with “Beyond the Fame”, Sherman teamed up with CBS again to revisit those same stars – who have now become international celebrities.t

A weekly, half hour program, “Beyond The Fame” will feature Sherman presenting past and never before seen footage from “On The Mike”, then travel to different locations, searching for those celebs, trying to get a updated interview.

Jamaican celebrities to be profiles include International Reggae stars Shaggy, Sean Paul, Tanto Metro and Devonte, TOK, and Ian Lewis of Inner Circle.

U.S. artists with Jamaican roots Omi and Sean Kingston, Jason Derulo – who is of Haitian decent (parents), Pitbull of Cuban decent, and Kevin Little of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, are also slated to be featured.

“Beyond the Fame” will debut in the U.S. this upcoming September, internationally in October, and be available via the website

Jo Wheeler