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UPFRONT featuring Sterling K. Brown, Terri J. Vaughn, Aloma Wright + Khalilah Joi (AUDIO)

Mark Mann
Sterling K. Brown

Check out this weekend's edition of UPFRONT featuring interviews with actresses Aloma Wright and Khalilah Joi, actress turned director Terri J. Vaughn and Emmy-winning actor Sterling K. Brown. 

Aloma Wright and Khalilah Joi stopped by this week to discuss the re-airing of their OWN original movie Baking Christmas. It features Wright as Patty, a successful baker who plans to retire at the end of the year with the hopes that one of her three children will take over the family business.

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Ray Cornelius with "Baking Christmas" actresses Aloma Wright and Khalilah Joi

Patty's children, Jennifer, Angela and Anthony, are qualified - and eager - to run the enterprise, and each has their own ideas for writing the bakery's next chapter. Baking Christmas originally aired in November as part of the network's OWN for the Holidays series. Watch it today at 3 p.m. EST. 

Beloved actress Terri J. Vaughn was excited to chat with UPFRONT about directing four holiday movies this season. The #REELDIVA performer has been creating and directing content under her Nina Holiday Production Company and was eager to discuss two of her films debuting this weekend----T'was the Chaos Before Christmas (TONIGHT at 8 p.m. on BET) and Dear Santa, I Need a Date (Sunday, December 8 at 7 p.m. on TV One). 

Closing out the show is my exclusive with Emmy-winning actor Sterling K. Brown. He is starring in a new drama WAVES, which opens in theaters this weekend. He also discusses his role in Disney's Frozen 2 and we relive his https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcZfM_h5Iyw">historic Emmy win for NBC's popular drama This is Us


UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry airs every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and is hosted by yours truly Ray Cornelius. 

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.