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.

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced this week all new episodes of “OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation,” with a two-part special featuring in-depth virtual conversations about the dramatic impact the pandemic is having on the Black community premiering Saturday, April 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Tuesday, April 21 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Ailey organization forges ahead with delivering new weekly content as part of Ailey All Access, a free online initiative reaching out to people around the world with opportunities to be inspired and entertained during this uncertain time.


Check out this weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features a variety of new interviews conducted this week through ZOOM (my new best friend...LOL...)

TV One's award-winning documentary series UNSUNG shines a spotlight on revolutionary jazz singer Al Jarreau Sunday night at 10 p.m. EST.


Netflix has teamed up with the WWE for a brand new family film this Easter weekend titled The Main Event. It features child star Seth Carr and TV icon TIchina Arnold.

When 11-year-old Leo Thompson (Carr) discovers a magical wrestling mask that grants him super strength, he uses it to enter a WWE competition. With the support of his grandmother (Tichina Arnold), Leo will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a WWE Superstar. Can one kid win it all, in the face of epic challengers in the ring?