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#UPFRONT to feat. Jordan Peele, Ruben Studdard, Blue Kimble, Andrea Frye & more!

Ray Cornelius with "Media" star Blue Kimble

This week's edition of #UPFRONT is packed with more stars than ever before!!! Gaius Charles and Brooklyn Sudano open up about starring in NBC's "TAKEN" and why fans of the movie franchise are going to love the new TV version. 

Comedic actor turned director Jordan Peele talks about his new horror film, "Get Out" and why it is so timely. Atlanta actress Andrea Frye stops by to discuss directing the Georgia Ensemble Theatre production of "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years." She also dishes about working with Tyler Perry and his popular series, "If Loving You is Wrong" and meeting Aretha Franklin. 

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Ray Cornelius with actress Andrea Frye

American Idol winner Ruben Studdard talks about covering the Sam Cooke classic, "A Change Is Gonna Come" while #UPFRONT chats with Odessa/Havana's Dave BuchBinder about opening this year's Atlanta Jewish Music Festival

Closing out the show is Blue Kimble. The super talented actor stopped by to chat about tonight's premiere of TV One's original movie, "Media." The former Morris Brown student is also excited about the project that will air later on this year as a television series. 


“UPFRONT” Inside Atlanta Entertainment Industry is 30-minute magazine that features one-on-one interviews with all of the major players and behind-the-scenes superstars that make Atlanta the new “Entertainment Capital of the South.” It airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and his hosted by yours truly, Ray Cornelius.

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Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.