"Genius: Aretha": All Hail Cynthia Erivo's "Queen of Soul" in Nat Geo's First-Look Teaser

Cynthia Erivo (Broadway's The Color Purple) is having a pretty good start to her 2020: nominated for "Best Actress" and "Best Original Song" (a song she performed live) for Harriet at this year's Academy Awards, while HBO's hit Stephen King adaptation of The Outsider continues burning up Sunday nights. The actress-singer's pop culture takeover continues […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson, George R. R. Martin Chat 'Game of Thrones' on 'StarTalk'

Neil deGrasse Tyson, George R. R. Martin Chat 'Game of Thrones' on 'StarTalk'

Leading up to the FINAL EPISODE EVER of Game of Thrones on HBO, author George R. R. Martin made a curious stop. He joined Neil deGrasse Tyson for the most recent episode of StarTalk, which just released today. Titled "Playing The Game of Thrones," the episode runs a solid 50 minutes. Who will sit atop the Iron […]

'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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. The first season of the series focused on Albert Einstein (played by Geoffrey Rush) and delved into his relationship with his parents as well as his wife […]

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 […]

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NatGeo Developing Series Based on 'Hidden Figures'

In what may be the most faith-in-humanity-restoring news today, we may be getting a TV show based on Hidden Figures. 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 […]


Cosmos Finally Picked Up for a Second Season

Seth MacFarlane is having a pretty good year with space, and it looks like that's not changing anytime soon. Do you remember back in 2014 when MacFarlane partnered up with Ann Druyan and Brannon Braga to create a reboot of the classic series Cosmos? We had it for a single season and were promised more, when […]

Watch: First Trailer for Genius Season 2 with Antonio Banderas as Picasso

The first season of National Geographic series Genius was good — Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein was inspired — and season 2 looks to be even better. As reported last year, Antonio Banderas will be playing Pablo Picasso in the later years of the troubled artist's life. Today NatGeo released the first trailer for the season, featuring a look at Picasso and […]

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National Geographic Casts Young Pablo Picasso For Anthology Series

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. The network had some serious success […]