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Thursday, May. 24, 2018
From Albert Einstein in season one to Pablo Picasso in season two, the bar has been set high for the National Geographic series Genius. Season one earned 10 Emmy nominations last year, including for Best Limited Series. Among the assorted other honors bestowed upon the show was the...
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018
New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards announced the 2018 award-winners on Tuesday (4/10) at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. This ceremony honored the World’s Best TV & Films and celebrated blockbuster entertainment from 40 countries around the globe.
Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018
The Tribeca Film Festival will debut highly anticipated TV shows and introduce audiences to online storytellers without boundaries in its Tribeca TV and N.O.W. (New Online Work) sections. The Tribeca TV lineup includes 18 shows made up of eight series premieres, three season premieres, one mid-...
Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017
Kenneth Biller, showrunner and executive producer of Genius (National Geographic Channel)--which is in the running for 10 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series--observed that properly telling the story of Albert Einstein, while a daunting task, was ultimately a gratifying...
Monday, Apr. 24, 2017
The unparalleled brilliance and puckish wit? Check. The trademark wild mop of hair? Check. The marital infidelity and free-wheeling sex?
Yes, check again for Albert Einstein, who in National Geographic's miniseries "Genius" comes across as a full-blooded, hot-blooded figure who lived by...
Friday, Mar. 24, 2017
Over the years Oscar-winning (A Beautiful Mind) director Ron Howard has been “disappointed by movie scripts” he’s read about Albert Einstein--perhaps in part because in a two-hour or so time frame they couldn’t capture or do proper justice to the full story of the iconic genius. Still,...
Monday, Jun. 6, 2016
Michael Grandage, the noted theater director, has made his first movie. And it's about another world of the arts entirely — books.
"Genius" is a biopic about literary editor Max Perkins and his client Thomas Wolfe, who wrote "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River." The...