Radio & Television

National Geographic readies new 10-part series on Albert Einstein

TORONTO – National Geographic’s first scripted series will chronicle the extraordinary life of Albert Einstein, and will debut April 25 during the channel’s four week Canadian free preview.The new 10-part global event series, Genius, reveals how Albert became Einstein, exploring his professional achievements along with his volatile, passionate, and complex personal relationships.  Genius premieres globally in April on National Geographic in 171 countries and 45 languages.Executive produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and Gigi Pritzker, Genius features Geoffrey Rush (Shine), pictured, as the celebrated scientist, Johnny Flynn (Clouds of Sils Maria) as Albert in the years before he rose to international...