Thursday, March 11th-It was a cold wonderful winter night in Pasadena for the Los Angeles Drive-In Premiere of Genius: Aretha at the Rose Bowl National Geographic,20th Television & Imagine Television Studios along with partners Vanity Fair & ESSENCE were well prepared to welcome the drive-through guests. Everyone received a pink boa and a catered snack box (Vegan or Non-Vegan) with the opportunity to take a photo-op in your vehicle. Following all Covid19 guidelines, we enjoyed an evening of tasty snacks and a night of inspiration and soul. After the premiere of the first episode, we enjoyed a pre-recorded concert from the Greek Theatre with the incomparable Cynthia Erivo.
(RESPECT-EPISODE 1 )Premieres – Sunday, March 21, at 9/8c. Desperate for a hit, Aretha travels to Muscle Shoals in 1967 to record her first album with Atlantic Records. After suffering the loss of her surrogate mother, Little Re braves her first solo in 1953, in her father’s, C.L. Franklin, church.
From 20th Television and Imagine Television, this new season will premiere in the U.S. on the channel with double-stacked episodes across four consecutive nights, beginning on Sunday, March 21, at 9/8c. The premiere episodes will be available the next day on Hulu, culminating in a celebration of Aretha Franklin’s birthday, with all eight episodes available to stream by Thursday, March 25.