Morgan Freeman traverses the globe to ask: Where did we come from, and what happened "in the beginning?" Perhaps humanity's first question remains one of its most intensely debated. Science tells us the Universe was created 13.8 billion years ago with the Big Bang. For many believers, though, it is impossible to understand who and what we are without first understanding how we got here…and who (or what) is behind it. His journey takes him from the Vatican, to the streets of Cairo, to the jungles of Guatemala.
|Airs:||2016-04-24 at 20:00|
The show's two halves--world mythologies about the afterlife and Freeman's own charming persona--mesh remarkably well. [1/8 Apr 2016, p.100]Entertainment Weekly Full Review
By casting such a wide net, viewers may leave feeling they know a little about a lot.The Hollywood Reporter Full Review
Earnest but unlikely to change many hearts or minds, the project rather blandly leverages its celebrity quotient to milk six episodes out of the great mysteries.Variety Full Review
There’s a kind of joke built into the series, which makes effective use of his sonorous voice and easy-but-earnest style. Unfortunately, Mr. Freeman is also saddled with dialogue that may cause some to lose their faith.Wall Street Journal Full Review