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Congratulations goes to Alyssa Feller, Jonathan Giles, Michael Hartney, John Mahone, Cameron Smith, Natasha Vaynblat and Bryan Yang! They have been chosen to be the new class of NBC’s annual Late Night Writer’s Workshop.  It's the industry’s only initiative dedicated to discovering and developing late night and sketch comedy writers of diverse backgrounds. Chosen from 1,000 applicants, the new class will participate in an intensive six-day program this month that will ready them to be staff writers on late night and sketch comedy shows.

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Get your praise on during today's UPFRONT! It features interviews with Pastor John Gray and First Lady Aventer Gray of OWN's hit docu-series The Book of John Gray. I attended a press dinner this week where I got a chance to chat with them about their show's new season and more. 

NBC Senior Vice President of Programming Talent Development & Inclusion Karen Horne chats with UPFRONT about her role at the network and their initiatives to help aspiring female writers and directors and more. 

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Check out this week’s edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry. I recently traveled to Hollywood, CA  for an NBC Press Junket and talked to Audrey Morrissey, executive producer of the popular music competition series, The Voice. Morrissey opens up about this season’s newest features including “The Block,” “The Save” and adding Kelly Clarkson as a coach. 

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Check out today's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment. It featured an interview with comedian and actor Marlon Wayans as he talked about his new sitcom "Marlon." The series debuts this Wednesday, August 16 on NBC and also stars Essence Atkins, Bresha Webb and Diallo Riddle.  

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#UPFRONT was in the building this week for a private press dinner hosted by NBC and featuring TV and film star—Marlon Wayans. The beloved comedian was in town promoting his new sitcom, “Marlon,” which debuts this coming Wednesday, August 16 at 9 and 9:30 p.m.

 

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