The Saudicka Diaram Show (SDS), a weekly entertainment and lifestyle talk show in Jamaica has inked a deal with Caribbean International Network (CIN-TV). CIN TV is a television channel in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) watched by more than half-a-million Caribbean nationals on channels 73 and Verizon Fios 26. The SDS, will premier in the tri-state on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:30 pm and 6 pm.
“I am grateful for this opportunity as I will have a much larger platform. My work will have a wider reach and different audiences will gain access to the entertainment and lifestyle issues aired on my show. I will be able to ventilate the entertainment and lifestyle issues prevalent in the Caribbean and specifically Jamaica before a wider audience. I have received emails from hundreds of fans living overseas wanting to know when the show would reach across borders and get to their living rooms. The plan is to start in NY and then take the show to other markets,” Diaram said.
Stephen Hill, CEO of CIN TV had praised Diaram saying that she has the most popular talk show on Television Jamaica (TVJ).
“She is Jamaica’s Oprah Winfrey and brings an engaging presence and her upcoming airing on CINTV will attract another large audience to the CIN platform. The personalities and topics that she covers will entertain the large Caribbean audience in New York” he said.
Diaram, who serves as host and producer said since the program debuted on TVJ last August, it has made an impact among teenage and adult viewers.
“Thus far we have done extremely well. We have explored the surge of cosmetic surgery in Jamaica where we featured celebrity plastic surgeon ‘Doctor Miami.’ We have also secured an intimate interview with Olympian Novlene Mills about her journey and battle with breast cancer. The issue of ‘fluffy women’ was a big hit. We also featured former dancehall artiste Miss Ting who is now a Christian and preparing for a career in the gospel music industry and most recently I sat down with iconic selector Sky Juice who shared his remarkable contribution to dancehall.
“My team and I hope to continue bring refreshing, exciting content to television, while showcasing topics and issues that are universal,” Diaram said.
The award winning TV host brings spice and perspective to enterainment journalism. She boast an enviable interview tear sheet, having interviewed some of the most formative names in showbiz including Celine Dion, Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley, Regina Belle, Mary J. Blige, Natalie Cole, Dionne Warwick, Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man among others.
Her work was acknowledged by the Jamaican media fraternity in 2010 and 2011 when she was named the Press Association of Jamaica’s (PAJ) ‘Best Entertainment Journalist.’ She has also garnered special recognition for her insightful coverage of the Buju Banton trial in 2010.