The second season of scripted anthology series Genius will receive its UK premiere on National Geographic UK on Monday April 23rd at 8pm with a double-bill, it has been announced.
Genius is a scripted anthology series that dramatize the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators. The show’s second season follows Pablo Picasso. His career spanned more than 80 of his 91 years, during which time he produced an estimated 50,000 works. His passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and ever-shifting political and personal alliances.
The drama series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and stars Antonio Banderas (The Mask of Zorro), Alex Rich (True Detective), Clémence Poésy (The Tunnel), Sebastian Roché (The Man in the High Castle), Robert Sheehan (Fortitude), Poppy Delevingne (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Aisling Franciosi (The Fall), Samantha Colley (The Crucible), T.R. Knight (Grey’s Anatomy), Seth Gabel (Fringe) and Johnny Flynn (Lovesick). The executive producers are Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Francie Calfo, Ken Biller, Gigi Pritzker, Rachel Shane, Sam Sokolow and Jeff Cooney.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.