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Nat Geo has the bright idea to renew Genius

Nat Geo has the bright idea to renew Genius

Additionally, scripted/docuseries Mars has been renewed for a second season with Nashville alum Dee Johnson set to serve as showrunner in her follow-up to the ABC-turned-CMT drama.

Season 1 of "Genius", which premieres April 25, will be a 10-part series on the life and times of Albert Einstein, based on Walter Isaacson's book "Einstein: His Life and Universe". We'll also get to see Emily Watson play Elsa Einstein, Albert's second wife and first cousin. The network made the announcement at its upfront presentation to advertisers in NY this evening, saying the subject for the series' second season will be revealed during the Season 1 finale June 20.

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Critics of an early election accuse May of taking advantage of low ratings for the main opposition Labour Party. If the vote passes, parliament will dissolve on 3 May, 25 working days before the country goes to the polls.

Showrunner/executive producer Ken Biller and executive producer Gigi Pritzker from Odd Lot are returning for Season 2. But by this point, the International Mars Science Foundation - a multigovernment-sponsored space agency - can not continue to exclusively finance the Mars expedition, so the doors of opportunity have swung wide open to the private sector.

In the year ahead, the network's slate of scripted development includes the following three titles, which chronicle true stories that have made headlines and redefined human experience and culture in the past century. It follows feminist icon Margaret Sanger and philanthropist Katherine McCormick, who campaigned for women's rights and championed birth control by enlisting the help of scientist Gregory Pincus and Catholic OB-GYN John Rock.

China's Ant Financial targets brand boost in SEAsia with helloPay deal
For everyone else though, if you are an existing helloPay user, know that you won't have to do anything due to the change. It comes as Ant is trying to boost brand recognition in several markets where helloPay operates.

The Hot Zone, based on the bestselling book about a viral outbreak in the Washington D.C. suburbs.

Even in those glorious days of the early aughts, when swimming in denim while on TRL was the epitome of glamor, it was totally reasonable to believe budding entrepreneur and Beyonce accessory Jay-Z would one day have his own show but, on Nat Geo?

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's office calls USA missile strike 'foolish, irresponsible'
Putin, for his part, said the U.S. aggression was an unacceptable move and an attempt in support of terrorists. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said he was preparing further economic sanctions against Syria.

National Geographic has greenlit a new documentary from Shawn "Jay Z" Carter and The Weinstein Company and journalist Katie Couric titled Race. Noxon will produce via her Skydance Television-based Tiny Pyro Productions banner and will exec produce alongside Jendresen.


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