“Before The Fame” will take you down memory lane to the beginning of the careers of today’s brightest stars, tracking their success to where it all began! Mike Sherman will show you never-before-seen footage of each celebrity’s rise to the top. Mike will sit down with friends, business associates, producers, songwriters, publicists, coaches, managers, DJ’s, bodyguards, classmates, and on many occasions, Mike will join the celebrities themselves with one-on-one interviews! “Before the Fame” is in a class by itself!

Before The Fame

SLIM JIM PHANTOM

Mike Sherman sits down with the pioneering drummer & vocalist from Stray Cats, Slim Jim Phantom in this episode of Before The Fame.

Before The Fame

MARTIN KOVE

Michael Sherman sits down with American actor and martial artist, Martin Kove best known for The Karate Kid. They discuss life on and off the screen.

Before The Fame

MICHAEL JACKSON

Greg Phillinganes & Rory Kaplan have worked with some of the biggest names in music, including the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson. This episode takes us behind the scenes and breaks down their influence on some of Michael Jackson’s hottest hits along with never before heard stories of Michael’s tours starting in 1974.

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DJ KHALED

Mike Sherman highlights the rise of DJ Khaled from 99 Jamz radio host to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and shows flashbacks of their interviews together along his journey to stardom. Music industry mogul Steve Lobel and hip hop artist Fat Joe discuss the personality, work ethic, and network of DJ Khaled.

Before The Fame

MIKE TYSON

Sitting with Don Metzner, Rob Hickman and longtime friend Sugar Ray Leondard Jr.Mike Sherman discusses the unconventional story of “Iron Mike” becoming the youngest heavyweight boxing champion in history. This episode highlights Mike Tyson’s public perception as a tenacious fighter, but also sheds light towards his true persona, eventually becoming a successful business entrepreneur.

Before The Fame

JAMIE FOXX

Mike Sherman sits down with Oscar and Grammy award winner, musician and comedian Jamie Foxx and friends/co-stars Speedy, Tiny Lester, Mike Tyson and Rafi Anteby.  They reveal Jamie’s true character and how it was apparent that from the very beginning Jamie would become one of the biggest and most successful names in Hollywood.

Before The Fame

DWAYNE WADE

Mike Sherman sits with and highlights the career of Dwayne Wade, a former NBA All-Star, 3-time NBA champion and future Hall of Famer. Dwayne Wayne Sr. amongst others is interviewed and portrays the story of his son’s rise from a high school standout athlete to a NBA world champion and eventual successful entrepreneur.


“Before the Fame” is a celebrity-based weekly syndicated television show that showcases well-known musicians, actors, athletes, and entertainers gaining insight to who they were before they were famous, walking down memory lane to the beginning of their careers.

Before The Fame

VITOR BELFORT

Mike Sherman has the opportunity to sit with Vitor Belfort who had a 20 year career in the Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight and Middleweight divisions in the UFC. Originally rooted in Brazil and moving to California, Vitor explains his ethos on how he made a decision to live by principles rather than living by preferences.

Before The Fame

RASHAD EVANS

Rashad “Suga” Evans, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and a 2019 inductee of the UFC Hall of Fame and becoming one of the most successful UFC fighters of all time.  He has his career broken down by first-hand stories as well as outside perspectives from UFC legends such as Chuck Liddell, Kamaru Usman and Vitor Belfort.

Before The Fame

LIL WAYNE

Mike Sherman discusses Lil Wayne’s career and accomplishments from becoming one of the youngest artists signed by Cash Money Records and one of  the greatest artists of all time. Joined by music artists Trina, Kevin Rudolf and music producers Stephen McDowell and BIGG D have all collaborated on projects together throughout his career.

Before The Fame

Scott Storch

This 8-time Grammy Winner and music producer reveals some of the highs of his music career that led him to the rise to stardom. Mike Sherman uncovers the influence that Storch had on countless hip hop artists as well as the lows and personal struggles he had to overcome over the course of his career.

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ABC TV Sarasota WWSB 7 on Saturday at 5pm

CBS TV CW44 Tampa/St Pete Saturday at 1:00am

CBS TV CW69 Atlanta Saturday at 2pm

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Friday night lights!!! With UFC legend Vitor Belfort and his beautiful wife Joanna!! Watching his son Davie play quarterback at Cardinal Newman high school!! 50 - 0 first half!!!! 🙌🏽💪kids a stud!!! @vitorbelfort @davibelfort #cardinalnewmanhighschool #highschoolfootball #westpalmbeach #ufc #atlhlete #fridaynightlights #greatfriends ...

Having a litttle lunch with my homies in Boca!! @sugarashadevans @cdeezz11 @mikeshermanofficial #athletes #ufc #basball #fauowls #chillin #studs ...

Me and my brother Eli for the filming of our cobra Kai episode of our weekly television show on CBS Before The Fame. @cobra_kai_fanpage #cobrakai #motihorenstein #miami @martinkove #karate #television ...

My condolences go out to the Watts family and all the members of the Rolling Stones! The greatest rock ‘n’ roll band of all time!! To all Rolling Stones fans all over the world! This is tough!! RIP Brother!! @therollingstones #rocknroll #charliewatts #mickjagger #kiethrichards #ronniewood #greatestrockbandofalltime #drummer #rocknrolllegend ...

Today were filming in North Hollywood California in front of the original cobra Kai studio from the karate kid movie almost 40 years ago! This show will feature Martin Kove aka “John Kreese” on my weekly television show Before The Fame!! Tune in!! @martinkove #karatekid #cobrakai #northhollywood #classicmovie #karate #hollywood #television #beforethefametv ...

Good times last night with homie Lamorne celebrating his bday!! Never gets old. @lamorne #losangeles #bdaycelebration #solebtothers #hollywoodvibes #funnydude #greatactor ...

This young brother here he’s one of the best writers in Hollywood! My man Kyle Shevrin!! Great seeing you bro as usual!! And thanks for the vegan cake it was delicious!! 🙌🏽🙏🏻🤙✌️😆 @kyleshevrin @lamorne #bdayparty #writer #hollywood #youngstud #television #movies #losangeles ...

Chillin with one of my favorite R&B singers of all time!! Grammy nominated R&B artist Joe!! It was so good to see you my brother after all these years!!! 🙌🏽🙏🏻☺️ @therealjoethomas #rnb #grammynominated #music #oneofthebest #hollywoodcalifornia #greatmusicartist #mynameisjoethomas #freindship ...