At The Television Critics Association, Winter Press Tour National Geographic Announced It’s Show Line Up Premieres
PREMIERES INCLUDE ‘Genius: Aretha’ Premieres Sunday, March 21
On the TCA Winter Press Tour, we got a sneak peek of National Geographic’s exciting shows. National Geographic President of Content Courteney Monroe unveiled today the spring schedule of premieres for National Geographic’s premium science, adventure, and exploration
“In the wake of this extraordinary and unprecedented year, we remain focused at National Geographic on telling stories that remind us that beauty and wonder still exist in our world,” said Monroe. “From ‘IMPACT with Gal Gadot’ to ‘Secrets of The Whales’ and the return of ‘Uncharted with Gordon Ramsay,’ National Geographic transports audiences around the globe, inspiring a new generation of explorers and adventurers.”
PREMIERES INCLUDE ‘Genius: Aretha’ Premieres Sunday, March 21;
“Genius” is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, their extraordinary achievements, and their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. This third season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Franklin was a gospel prodigy, an outspoken civil rights champion, and is widely considered to be the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career.
Starring double-Oscar® nominee Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin and Emmy®-award-winning Courtney B. Vance as C.L. Franklin, “Genius: Aretha” will be the first-ever, definitive, and only authorized scripted series on the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul. Previous seasons, “Genius: Einstein” and “Genius: Picasso” are available to stream on Hulu