Genius

Genius

  • 2017
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.3  (57)

In this drama series, Geoffrey Rush plays the famed mathematician/physicist Albert Einstein. The series follow's not only Einstein's scientific career but his personal life, which included two wives, two children, and numerous extra-marital affairs. The series debuted on the National Geographic channel in the spring of 2017.

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No One Sleeps
8. No One Sleeps
March 24, 2021
Despite significant emotional losses, including a second divorce and the death of her father in 1984, Aretha pushes herself artistically and triumphs. She begins a successful career at Arista, with the help of Clive Davis, and in an unforgettable GRAMMY performance in 1998, she solidifies her eternal reign as the Queen of Soul.
Chain of Fools
7. Chain of Fools
March 24, 2021
As the Queen of Soul enters the age of disco, Aretha will do anything to remain relevant - including stealing an opportunity from her sister Carolyn. She receives a GRAMMY nomination but is ultimately snubbed from winning the award. While at the ceremony, she meets with Arista founder Clive Davis. Meanwhile, Jerry Wexler leaves Atlantic Records, and he and Aretha part ways.
Amazing Grace
6. Amazing Grace
March 23, 2021
Aretha records her album, "Amazing Grace" in an older James Cleveland's church; while Little Re discovers that she's pregnant with her second child.
Young, Gifted and Black
5. Young, Gifted and Black
March 23, 2021
Aretha Franklin records her protest album "Young, Gifted and Black," while Little Re loses her mother.
Unforgettable
4. Unforgettable
March 22, 2021
Aretha is featured on the cover of Time Magazine in 1968, but she's devastated when the article focuses on the scandalous details of her personal life. Barbara Franklin and Young C.L. Franklin struggle to establish themselves in Memphis in 1941, before Little Re is born.
Do Right Woman
3. Do Right Woman
March 22, 2021
Aretha juggles her music career and her commitment to the civil rights movement, led by Martin Luther King Jr., in 1967 and 1968. Meanwhile, Little Re leaves behind her newborn child to return to the Gospel Circuit in 1955, meeting with music legends James Cleveland and Little Sammie Bryant.
Until the Real Thing Comes Along
2. Until the Real Thing Comes Along
March 21, 2021
Struggling to find her sound, Aretha catches the attention of Jerry Wexler at Atlantic Records in 1966. Meanwhile, Little Re has her first touring experience on the Gospel Circuit in 1954 with C.L. Franklin and meets her idol, Clara Ward.
Respect
1. Respect
March 21, 2021
Desperate for a hit, Aretha travels to Muscle Shoals in 1967 to record her first album with Atlantic Records. After suffering the loss of her surrogate mother, Little Re braves her first solo in 1953, in her father's, C.L. Franklin, church.
Description

In this drama series, Geoffrey Rush plays the famed mathematician/physicist Albert Einstein. The series follow's not only Einstein's scientific career but his personal life, which included two wives, two children, and numerous extra-marital affairs. The series debuted on the National Geographic channel in the spring of 2017.Genius is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on April 25, 2017.

Genius is available for streaming on the National Geographic Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Genius on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    April 25, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (57)