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

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.[caption id="attachment_1160179" align="alignnone" width="1200"] NatGeo[/caption]Genius: Aretha is set to debut on NatGeo[...]

[2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show] Your TV/Online Viewing Guide! [VIDEO]

As part of Bleeding Cool's continued mission to plant our flag on every square inceof the pop culture universe — and because we have a righteously unwavering love for dogs — we proudly present our coverage of the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. This year's coverage includes our live-blog of the final 2019 WKC Dog Show Group […]

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[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_836412" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Antonio Banderas as Pablo Picasso in NatGeo's "Genius" season 2[/caption]The first season of the series focused on Albert Einstein (played by Geoffrey Rush) and[...]

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NatGeo Developing Series 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 series based on the 2016 film Hidden Figures, which was based on the true story of the amazing African American women[...]

[2018 Westminster Dog Show] Your Dog Show TV Viewing Guide!

As part of Bleeding Cool's never-ending mission to cover every corner of the pop culture universe — and because we have an unwavering love for dogs — we'll be live-blogging the 142nd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday, February 12th and Tuesday, February 13th from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET; with the […]


Cosmos Finally Picked Up for a Second Season

It was announced today that Fox, along with National Geographic, have ordered a second season/continuation series of the reboot It'll be called Cosmos: Possible Worlds, and boy are we excited.[caption id="attachment_690358" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Seth MacFarlane during the 2017 SDCC pressroom for "The Orville" Photo by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]Cosmos: Possible Worlds reunites the executive producer team of Druyan,[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_774176" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo Credit: Dusan Martincek/National Geographic[/caption]Today NatGeo released the first trailer for the[...]

Will Smith to Host Darren Aronofsky Earth Series for Nat Geo

[caption id="attachment_755988" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], Wikimedia Commons[/caption]Actor Will Smith's next adventure will keep him firmly footed on terra firma, as the star of Netflix's upcoming sci-fi film Bright is set to host National Geographic's upcoming event series One Strange Rock Executive produced by Darren Aronofsky (mother!, The Wrestler), the 10-episode series[...]

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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.[gallery columns="2" ids="740150,740151"]The network had some serious[...]

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Antonio Banderas To Play Pablo Picasso In Season 2 Of Genius

Did you know that National Geographic series Genius was actually an anthology? I didn't, either Turns out that the show that starred Johnny Flynn and Geoffrey Rush as young and old Albert Einstein was just the first in what they hope will be a long line of historical geniuses The plan for Season 2 is[...]

Geoffrey Rush Plays Albert Einstein Playing Lady Gaga… Wait, What?

The National Geographic channel has released their Super Bowl ad for their upcoming series Genius that stars Geoffrey Rush as the great Albert Einstein In the commercial, Einstein picks up his violin and plays a familiar tune The series, a biopic of one of the greatest minds in history, stars Rush, Emily Watson and Johnny[...]