Genius: Aretha, the third installment of Nat Geo’s popular anthology series.
The eight-part series will explore Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world.
Joining Cynthia Erivo in the eight-episode series is an ensemble cast including Courtney B. Vance, Pauletta Washington, Malcolm Barrett and more. Raphael Saadiq will serve as the executive music producer.
Aretha will premiere over four consecutive nights, beginning Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 in 172 countries and in 43 languages on National Geographic Channels.