UPFRONT/Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry

Saturdays 9:00am

UPFRONT/Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry takes an in-depth look at Atlanta’s arts and entertainment scene including TV, film, theater, music and more. UPFRONT features one-on-one interviews with all of the major players and the behind-the-scenes influencers that make ATL Hollywood South.

This weekend’s edition of UPFRONT features my exclusive interviews with the cast of Crazy Rich Asians - Awkwafina, Ronny Chieng and Nico Santos. It’s the first US film in 25 years to feature an all-Asian cast and director. 

Acclaimed stage actress Dr. Yvonne Miranda Singh stops by to chat about her role in Horizon Theatre’s How Black Mothers Say I Love You. The show was written by Trey Anthony and is directed by the one and only Thomas W. Jones II. It’s playing now through August 26. 

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This weekend's edition of UPFRONT features music legend PEABO BRYSON!

The two-time Grammy Award winner singer stopped by the studios recently to chat about his new album, Stand For Love. The project's lead single, "Love Like Yours and Mine" has held the No. 3 position on Billboard's "R&B Adult Song" Chart for two weeks now and was produced by the iconic Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Mr. Bryson also opens up about working with them, legendary songwriter Michael Masser, the state of R&B music and his new baby boy.

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Check out today's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features my one-on-one interview with stage-screen-television actor Colman Domingo. The award-winning Broadway star was in town this week for his hit stage production DOT, which is playing now through August 12 at the Southwest Arts Center.  Domingo also opens up about his Broadway show, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical as well as his role in the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk and much more.

This week’s UPFRONT is so lit! Triple threat performer Mya stopped by to talk about her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry as well as her new album, TKO and new TV series 5th Ward.  

Jazz trumpeter Joe Gransden is in the studio to talk about his new album, Go Getta along with the High Museum’s Noelle Jones, who talked about their new exhibitions. 

This week's edition of UPFRONT features my red carpet interviews with the cast of John Singleton’s dramatic series, “Snowfall.” The show returns to FX for a second season beginning this Thursday, July 19 at 10 p.m.

I also chat with actress and gospel music sensation Latrice Pace about starring in the Actor’s Express new production of “The Color Purple.” She also opens up about her new single, "Shadow" and her Broadway aspirations. 

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