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.

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Today's edition of UPFRONT was a BIG one!  I got a chance to talk with "Living Single" stars Kim Coles and T.C. Carson about the 25th Anniversary of the show, their iconic characters and much more.  The interview was recorded in front of a studio audience and will air in its entirety on THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 at 8 p.m. EST on CAU-TV Comcast 23

Today's UPFRONT show was fit for a Queen! It features a salute to the late Aretha Franklin, who died this week at the age of 76. Singers Avery*Sunshine, Keisha Jackson, Trina Broussard and WCLK's own RivaBlue talk about the impact of Franklin's music and her enduring legacy. 

I also have one-on-one interviews with Mile 22 star and Atlanta-based actor Keith Arthur Bolden and Mahisha Dellinger, the star of OWN's new series Mind Your Business with Mahisha.

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.

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