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.

Mark Angel

Just in case you missed it, here is this week's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It featured “If Loving You is Wrong” stars Joel Rush and April Parker Jones. They were both on to chat about the new season, their newest TV/film projects and much more. Veteran R&B vocalist and actor Marques Houston discussed his new film, “Til Death Do Us Part” which puts a spotlight on domestic violence. Stage actors D. Woods and Rob Demery of the Kenny Leon's musical “Holler If Ya Hear Me,” stopped by to talk about the lyrical genius of Tupac Shakur and his enduring legacy.


Today's #UPFRONT is an exciting one! 


It features my one-on-one interview with media maven Rashana Ali as she talks about her new daytime talk show, “The Sister Circle.” It premieres this Monday, September 18 at 9 a.m. as part of TV One’s new fall programming. The radio personality and philanthropist also opens up about being a part of this weekend’s Pretty Girls Sweat Fest and much more. 


Check out today's edition of #UPFRONT! This week, I talked exclusively to gospel singer-songwriter Paula Champion about being trapped in a Houston hotel during Hurricane Harvey. The Atlanta-based vocalist opens up about her life changing experience and what she’s planning to do for some of the families affected. 

Ray Cornelius

Don't forget to tune into this week's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. Today's show will feature one-on-one interviews with the honorees from the recent BronzeLens Women Superstars Luncheon.  Crystal Fox, Neema Barnette and Nefertite Nguvu all talked exclusively to us about being recognized for their careers in front of and behind the lens. 

Don't forget to check out today's edition of #UPFRONT. It features interviews with legendary actor and filmmaker Bill Duke; emerging Atlanta filmmaker Bobby Huntley and veteran actor John Marshall Jones. All three of them have film projects debuting during this weekend's BronzeLens Film Festival. In addition to talking about their films, they also share words of wisdom for aspiring actors and filmmakers. 

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