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The actress-singer's pop culture takeover continues with Genius: Aretha, the third season on National Geographic's award-winning series – and now viewers are getting a first-look teaser highlighting Erivo as "The Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin at various points in her life and professional career. NatGeo Genius: Aretha is set to debut on NatGeo beginning May 25 (Memorial[...]
'Star Talk', 'Cosmos' Will Both Return with Neil deGrasse Tyson
NatGEO has chosen to continue to air the television series hosted by astro physicist Neil deGrasse Tyson following allegations of sexual harassment and an internal investigation into the matter by the network. According to Variety, NatGEO has chosen to air the remaining 13 episodes of Star Talk in April, as well as a statement to the[...]
NatGEO Pulls 'StarTalk' til Neil deGrasse Tyson Allegations Investigation is Complete
NatGEO, the National Geographic cable channel, is choosing to not air new episodes of StarTalk with host Neil deGrasse Tyson until their internal investigation into allegations of misconduct are complete. A NatGEO representative reportedly told Variety: "In order to allow the investigation to occur unimpeded we chose to hold new episodes of 'Star Talk' until it is complete, We[...]
NatGeo's MARS: Chat About Space, Exploration, and Red During SDCC
NatGeo's MARS series is based on the 2015 book How We'll Live on Mars by Dr. Stephen Petranek and blends drama with real-life interviews from experts across various areas to explain events unfolding in the story If you haven't seen the first season of the show (and you really should), here are some of the basics: It's the year[...]
Trailer for Season 2 of NatGeo's 'MARS' Debuted at SDCC
Season 2 of the NatGeo original series MARS got an official trailer during the show's San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) panel in the Indigo Ballroom during the 2018 convention. MARS is based on the 2015 book How We'll Live on Mars by Stephen Petranek and blends drama with real-life interviews from experts across various areas to explain events unfolding[...]
Let's Talk About Genius Season 2, "Picasso: Chapter 1"
National Geographic premiered the second season of their original series Genius, which centers on Pablo Picasso.  Antonio Banderas is playing the passionate painter in his later years in life, with Alex Rich playing young Pablo. Antonio Banderas as Pablo Picasso in NatGeo's "Genius" season 2 The first season of the series focused on Albert Einstein (played by Geoffrey Rush) and delved into his relationship[...]
NatGeo's Genius Season 3 to Focus on Mary Shelley
The NatGeo bioseries Genius hasn't even begun it's second season and now we're hearing who the focus will be in season three The series takes a historical genius and presents their life over a 10-episode season showing both their younger days and later in life Season one focused on German physicist Albert Einstein with actors Geoffrey[...]
Hidden Figures poster
I caution the maybe, because "in development" doesn't mean absolutely happening, right? So, cautiously optimistic. It was announced today that NatGeo (the National Geographic Channel) is in the extremely early stages of developing a new television series based on the 2016 film Hidden Figures, which was based on the true story of the amazing African American women[...]
I'm strangely okay with the idea of Disney having NatGeo in their docket, the possibilities are endless. National Geographic Books is going to publish a companion book for Cosmos: Possible Worlds that is being called a 'follow up' to Carl Sagan's international bestseller Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Cosmos: Possible Worlds is produced by Cosmos Studios, the Ithaca, NY-based company Ann Druyan co-founded[...]
Watch: First Trailer for Genius Season 2 with Antonio Banderas as Picasso
As reported last year, Antonio Banderas will be playing Pablo Picasso in the later years of the troubled artist's life. Photo Credit: Dusan Martincek/National Geographic Today NatGeo released the first trailer for the season, featuring a look at Picasso and his ultimate pickup line to young women: "I want to paint you." can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Genius:[...]
Pablo Picasso
A second season of NatGeo (the National Geographic channel) series Genius will focus on celebrated artist and master painter Pablo Picasso. Today, NatGeo announced that Alex Rich (Glow, True Detective) will be playing the passionate Spaniard, along with Antonio Banderas This means we'll get younger and older Pablo Picasso, with Rich and Banderas respectively. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align:[...]