5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson Ain’t no way we’re missing Genius: Aretha, which will continue over three nights on National Geographic starting Monday. Disney Channel will air a new episode of Just Roll with It, the series that blends improvisational comedy with a scripted family sitcom, on Friday. That same day, Disney+ will drop new episodes of …

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5 Fantastic Things

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson The weekend is upon us—and that means some incredible films and series are, too! On Friday, Disney Channel and DisneyNOW will bring the laughs with the season three premiere of Sydney to the Max. Join in celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the “paw-some” movie The Shaggy Dog by streaming it that day …

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Genius: Aretha

Genius: Aretha Stars and Filmmakers Celebrate the Queen of the Soul at Music-Filled World Premiere

By Beth Deitchman “Miss Aretha Franklin’s genius alchemizes, synthesizes, endures, unites,” said Genius: Aretha executive producer and showrunner Suzan-Lori Parks in a spoken word performance that was part of Thursday night’s world premiere for the brand-new season of National Geographic’s Emmy® Award-winning series. The Queen of Soul’s power to unite was affirmed during the virtual event …

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Genius: Aretha

National Geographic Casts Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in Genius: Aretha

By Zach Johnson Cynthia Erivo is ready to earn your R-E-S-P-E-C-T. National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, announced today that the Tony Award®-, Emmy Award®-, and Grammy® Award-winning actress will star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning anthology series Genius: Aretha. This upcoming season will be …

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