National Geographic has announced a new short-form digital series “Composing Genius: Aretha” is available now on the National Geographic Genius Facebook page. The six in-depth videos showcase the creative team in front of and behind the camera that brought Aretha Franklin’s story to life. A closer look at the making of key scenes, sets, music, […]

Disney has announced that the first two seasons of Genius will be released on Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Friday 23rd April. The series follows the life stories of history’s greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius. […]

During this weekend’s Grammy Awards, National Geographic released a new trailer for the upcoming live-action drama series, Genius: Aretha, with actress Cynthia Erivo singing “Amazing Grace.” This new TV spot uses Erivo’s vocals to highlight some new poignant and powerful scenes showcased in the upcoming series, including the portrayal of Aretha Franklin’s iconic “Amazing Grace” […]

Disney has announced that the second season of National Geographic’s drama series “Genuis” will be coming to Disney+ in Canada on Friday 19th March. Season 2 of the Emmy-nominated series “Genius” tells the story behind Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th century’s most influential, controversial, and celebrated artists. Also explored are the muses who inspired […]

It’s been officially announced that the upcoming National Geographic live-action drama series Genius: Aretha, will be coming to Disney+ internationally in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and across Europe as a “Star Original” in June. GENIUS is National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators […]

National Geographic has released a trailer for the third season of its live-action drama series “Genius”, which will focus on Aretha Franklin. From 20th Television and Imagine Television, this new season will premiere in the U.S. on the channel with double-stacked episodes across four consecutive nights, beginning on Sunday, March 21st, at 9/8c. The premiere […]

Details on this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) event have been announced and two Disney shows will be hosting panels at the virtual event, which is taking place from March 16th to the 20th. FX’s Dave and National Geographic’s Genius: Aretha will both hosting virtual panels. Inside GENIUS: ARETHA, the Story of the Queen of […]

During the Walt Disney Companies Investor Day event, National Geographic’s content president, Courteney Monroe, unveiled the fourth season of “Genius” and that it will be coming directly to Disney+. From executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, the Emmy Award-winning GENIUS scripted franchise continues exclusively for Disney+ subscribers beginning with season four, which will explore […]

National Geographic has released a new trailer for their upcoming drama series, Genius: Aretha.  The series stars Academy Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in the third season of the critically acclaimed global anthology series, which follows Genius: Einstein and Genius: Picasso. Check out the trailer below: The new show will premiere on Memorial […]

At this weeks TV Critics Association event, National Geographic revealed new details on its upcoming show, Genius, which will be returning for a third season on National Geographic on Monday, May 25th. 2020, At 9/8c. The series will focus on Aretha Franklin, who was a gospel sensation, outspoken civil rights champion and one of the […]

National Geographic has announced that Tony-, Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple”) will star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha. This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of the universally acclaimed […]