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Genius is a show that explores the turbulent journey of the physicist who would grow to become the icon: Albert Einstein. Fiercely independent, innately brilliant, eternally curious, Einstein changed the way we view the universe. Consequently, this series will change the way we view Einstein. From his early failures and achievements in the world of academics to his emotionally fraught search for love and human connection, the ten-part event paints a portrait of the real Albert Einstein in all his complexity.


  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter One
    Pablo Picasso (Antonio Banderas) confronts the threat of fascism in Spain, and Young Pablo rejects traditional painting to search for his own voice.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Two
    Picasso's relationship with Dora Maar is strained by war. Young Pablo succeeds by imitating the masters, but struggles to be original.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Three
    Picasso (Antonio Banderas) meets his great love Françoise Gilot (Clémence Poésy). Young Pablo begins his Blue Period after the suicide of his friend.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Four
    As older Picasso juggles two love affairs, Young Pablo strives to create a masterpiece that will signal his arrival as a great artist.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Five
    Picasso (Banderas) tries to convince Françoise to move in with him, while Young Pablo is challenged by the radical genius of Matisse.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Six
    Picasso (Antonio Banderas) takes Françoise Gilot on vacation. Young Pablo starts cubism with Georges Braque, but is accused of stealing the Mona Lisa.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Seven
    After WWII, Picasso (Antonio Banderas) joins the Communist Party. He is haunted by a tragic love affair.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Eight
    Pablo meets his first wife, a ballerina, while designing a ballet. Older Picasso (Antonio Banderas) struggles to manage his complex family.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Nine
    Françoise Gilot defies Picasso (Antonio Banderas) and pursues her artistic goals. Meanwhile a young Dora Maar strives to meet Picasso.
  • Genius: Picasso: Chapter Ten
    After leaving Picasso, Françoise Gilot struggles to escape his shadow. Picasso (Antonio Banderas) withdraws to create the perfect painting.