• Finding Your Roots -- DNA Mysteries
    S6 E12: DNA Mysteries
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA detective work to solve mysteries in the family ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA detective work to solve mysteries in the family trees of actor Téa Leoni, and radio host Joe Madison, introducing each of them to parents and grandparents whose names ...
    Air Date 10/20/2020
    0:52:46
  • Finding Your Roots -- Fashion's Roots
    S6 E11: Fashion's Roots
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. steps into the world of fashion and meets three icons of ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. steps into the world of fashion and meets three icons of style — Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles — introducing ancestors who were just as ...
    Air Date 10/13/2020
    0:52:46
  • Finding Your Roots -- Criminal Kind
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    S6 E10: Criminal Kind
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O’Brien—telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels, and outright criminals, who ...
    Air Date 2/25/2020
    0:52:16
  • Finding Your Roots -- Italian Roots
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    S6 E9: Italian Roots
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and actors Marisa Tomei and John Turturro, introducing them to ancestors who made immense sacrifices to bring their families ...
    Air Date 2/18/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Slave Trade
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    S6 E8: Slave Trade
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending ...
    Air Date 2/11/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Science Pioneers
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    S6 E7: Science Pioneers
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus — three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding ...
    Air Date 2/4/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Secrets & Lies
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    S6 E6: Secrets & Lies
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan unearth surprising revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.
    Air Date 1/28/2020
    0:52:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- Beyond the Pale
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    S6 E5: Beyond the Pale
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross, and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each share much more with ...
    Air Date 1/21/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- This Land Is My Land
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    S6 E4: This Land Is My Land
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience — and challenging preconceptions ...
    Air Date 1/14/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Homecomings
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    S6 E3: Homecomings
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors once called home, providing new insight into the ...
    Air Date 1/7/2020
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Off the Farm
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    S6 E2: Off the Farm
    Two comic actors who grew up on farms in America’s heartland--the descendants ...
    Two comic actors who grew up on farms in America’s heartland--the descendants of generations of people who worked the land--retrace the journeys of their ancestors to see what they share with the ...
    Air Date 10/15/2019
    0:52:36
  • Finding Your Roots -- Hollywood Royalty
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    S6 E1: Hollywood Royalty
    Three actors born into Hollywood royalty discover branches of their family trees ...
    Three actors born into Hollywood royalty discover branches of their family trees that have been hidden from the public eye--and meet a cast of characters every bit as dramatic as the people they ...
    Air Date 10/8/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- All in the Family
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    S5 E10: All in the Family
    The family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison. Also a look ...
    The family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison. Also a look at how a summer camp for children is using genetic genealogy to help young people better understand their burgeoning ...
    Air Date 4/9/2019
    0:52:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- The Eye of the Beholder
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    S5 E9: The Eye of the Beholder
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. ...
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, iconoclastic performance artist Marina Abramović and painter Kehinde Wiley. These visionary artists find ...
    Air Date 4/2/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Hard Times
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    S5 E8: Hard Times
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael ...
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny—three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways ...
    Air Date 2/26/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- No Laughing Matter
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    S5 E7: No Laughing Matter
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also ...
    Air Date 2/19/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Roots in Politics
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    S5 E6: Roots in Politics
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians ...
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. They each see a shared vision of the great American melting pot reflected in ...
    Air Date 2/12/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Freedom Tales
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    S5 E5: Freedom Tales
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African-American ...
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African-American guests, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan. Both discover unexpected ...
    Air Date 2/5/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Dreaming of a New Land
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    S5 E4: Dreaming of a New Land
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebears. From Italy, Russia and India to America, their histories ...
    Air Date 1/29/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Reporting on the Reporters
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    S5 E3: Reporting on the Reporters
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and ...
    Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been ...
    Air Date 1/22/2019
    0:52:41
  • Finding Your Roots -- Mystery Men
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    S5 E2: Mystery Men
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams ...
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their ...
    Air Date 1/15/2019
    0:52:41