Acting Up

Acting up is smart, relevant and dedicated to supporting Black Excellence in Hollywood. Hosted by Cortney Wills, TheGrio’s Entertainment Director and pop culture junkie, covering music, TV and film since 2005, she guides us through one-on-one conversations with icons, celebrities, actors, producers, directors, and all the Black people who keep this industry thriving.

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Episode 35

Going IN on the Golden Globes


January 7, 2022 - 37:59

Episode 34

Farewell To 2021


December 31, 2021 - 33:09

Episode 33

Kerri Grant: Queen of Kids Content


December 25, 2021 - 33:11

Episode 32

The Agony of ‘Attica’


December 20, 2021 - 26:51

Episode 31

Black In The City


December 14, 2021 - 32:52

Episode 30

Lowkey KILLING IT: Natasha Rothwell


December 3, 2021 - 25:08

Episode 29

Fighting Words: Aida Rodriguez


November 26, 2021 - 34:35

Episode 28

Jonathan Majors: The Harder They Fall


November 22, 2021 - 25:53

Episode 27

Lowkey Revolutionary: Christina Elmore


November 15, 2021 - 29:13

Episode 26

Being Seen: Anika Noni Rose


November 8, 2021 - 25:59

Episode 25

Shalita Grant: Making Good in Hollywood


November 1, 2021 - 25:27

Episode 24

‘Finding Kendrick Johnson’ with Jenifer Lewis


October 22, 2021 - 32:11

Episode 23

Randy Huggins: Black Mafia Family


October 15, 2021 - 28:15

Episode 22

Desean Terry: Black Faces in White Spaces


October 8, 2021 - 30:22

Episode 21

Black to the Future


October 1, 2021 - 29:33

Episode 20

My Name Is Pauli Murray


September 24, 2021 - 35:28

Episode 19

Emmys So Black


July 15, 2021 - 13:41

Episode 18

Taking Over: O. T. Fagbenle


July 6, 2021 - 25:08

Episode 17

Raising the Bar: William Jackson Harper


July 1, 2021 - 43:39

Episode 16

Black Women in Comedy


June 24, 2021 - 43:33