Nat Geo’s Award-Winning Anthology Series ‘Genius: Aretha’ Premieres (Video)

March 19, 2021

Genius is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators.

In the series their extraordinary achievements, and their volatile, passionate, and complex personal relationships.

This season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world.

Grammy Award winner Franklin was a gospel prodigy, an outspoken civil rights champion, and widely considered to be the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career.

Franklin will be portrayed by the triple threat Tony-, Emmy- and Grammy Award-winning Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet, “The Color Purple”) and Emmy-winning Courtney B. Vance will play Aretha’s father, C.L. Franklin (“The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”).


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From 20th Television and Imagine Television Studios, this new season will premiere in the U.S. on the channel with double-stacked episodes across four consecutive nights, beginning on Sunday, March 21, at 9/8c.

The premiere episodes will be available the next day on Hulu, culminating in a celebration of Aretha Franklin’s birthday, with all eight episodes available to stream by Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Here’s the video:

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