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From ‘Versace’ to ‘Paterno’: Makeup and Hair Artists on Bringing Icons Back to Life

Cosmetic and coiffure artists reveal how they transformed actors into figures such as Gianni Versace, Rudy Giuliani and Joe Paterno with prosthetics, wigs and patience.

Poppy Delevingne Opens Up About Working With “Heartthrob” Antonio Banderas on ‘Genius: Picasso’

'Genius: Picasso' star Poppy Delevingne shared how the "heartthrob, charming, and generous" Banderas made her feel comfortable on set.

‘Genius: Picasso’: TV Review

National Geographic follows its Albert Einstein installment of 'Genius' with a cliche-ridden look at Pablo Picasso (played by Antonio Banderas), his pronouncements about art and the women who…

‘Genius’: Antonio Banderas Finally Plays His Idol, Pablo Picasso

"They offered me this character in my 20s and in my 30s but I always said, 'No, I don't want to play him yet,'" says the actor of taking on the role of the painter in the Nat Geo anthology series.

Pablo Picasso Set as ‘Genius’ Season 2 Subject for Nat Geo

Casting on the anthology, the cabler's first scripted original, has not yet begun.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Ron Howard (‘Genius’ & ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week’)

The legendary actor turned Oscar-winning director, who has been known to the public for almost all of his 63 years and still is creating top-notch entertainment, reflects on his one-of-a-kind journey.

‘The Night Of’ Writer on the Benefits of Fewer Episodes in Tackling Social Issues

The creative minds behind seven limited series (including 'Feud' and 'Shots Fired') discuss how their format's low episode count provides the perfect backdrop to explore topics like racism, domestic…

How the Oscars’ Sound Team Handled That Epic Best Picture Flub

And more tales of the trade from the editors who create the noises that erupt from monsters and old guns, and mixers who combine all those layers.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Geoffrey Rush (‘Genius’)

The Oscar, Emmy and Tony winner reflects on defying the odds and finding fame after 40, jumping between art-house fare (including two best picture Oscar winners) and blockbusters (five 'Pirates'…

‘Genius’ Premiere: Pondering Albert Einstein and the March for Science

"I think Einstein would have been at the front of that march," said the National Geographic series showrunner Ken Biller.

‘Genius’: TV Review | Tribeca 2017

'Genius,' National Geographic's first scripted series, features Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn doing strong dual work as Albert Einstein.

‘Genius’ Renewed as Nat Geo Adds Docuseries From Jay Z, Katie Couric

The cable network's upfront slate also includes a new digital initiative.