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 50

Rising Troublemaker


May 16, 2022 - 29:59

Episode 49

O-T Fagbenle: Becoming Barack


April 29, 2022 - 24:40

Episode 48

Bye Bye Black-ish


April 25, 2022 - 28:51

Episode 47

Oscars so… Black?


March 29, 2022 - 28:56

Episode 46

The Belles of Bel-Air


March 19, 2022 - 37:07

Episode 45

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey


March 17, 2022 - 23:25

Episode 44

Bringing Blackness to Disney


March 11, 2022 - 38:02

Episode 43

Everything’s Gonna Be All White


March 11, 2022 - 38:02

Episode 42

The Depths of History


February 28, 2022 - 35:04

Episode 41

Descendant


February 18, 2022 - 33:22

Episode 40

The Gilded Age


February 11, 2022 - 33:39

Episode 39

In Defense of Whitney Houston


February 4, 2022 - 34:40

Episode 38

Aftershock


January 28, 2022 - 27:51

Episode 37

Sundance Film Festival


January 25, 2022 - 25:47

Episode 36

Tasha Smith: Iron Sharpens Iron


January 19, 2022 - 27:50

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