Genius - Nat Geo



Historical drama

The anthology series focuses on untold stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators; includes seasons on Albert Einstein, Aretha Franklin, and Pablo Picasso.

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2017– Anthology Series 2 Seasons23 Episodes

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Nat Geo’s ‘Genius’ Casts Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in Season 3

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