• Finding Your Roots -- Criminal Kind Preview
    S6 E10: Criminal Kind Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Italian Roots Preview
    S6 E9: Italian Roots Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Slave Trade Preview
    S6 E8: Slave Trade Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Science Pioneers Preview
    S6 E7: Science Pioneers Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Secrets & Lies Preview
    S6 E6: Secrets & Lies Preview
    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.
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Beyond the Pale Preview
    S6 E5: Beyond the Pale Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- This Land Is My Land Preview
    S6 E4: This Land Is My Land Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Homecomings Preview
    S6 E3: Homecomings Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Season 6 Is Back!
    Season 6 Is Back!
    Season 6 is back at 8/7c on Tuesday, January 7th with more fascinating guests, ...
    Season 6 is back at 8/7c on Tuesday, January 7th with more fascinating guests, including Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, and ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Off the Farm Preview
    S6 E2: Off the Farm Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Hollywood Royalty Preview
    S6 E1: Hollywood Royalty Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Season 6 Preview
    Season 6 Preview
    Season six of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premieres at 8/7c ...
    Season six of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premieres at 8/7c on Tuesday, October 8th!
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  • Finding Your Roots -- All in the Family | Preview
    S5 E10: All in the Family | Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- The Eye of the Beholder | Preview
    S5 E9: The Eye of the Beholder | Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Hard Times | Preview
    S5 E8: Hard Times | Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- No Laughing Matter | Preview
    S5 E7: No Laughing Matter | Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Roots In Politics | Preview
    S5 E6: Roots In Politics | Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Freedom Tales Preview
    S5 E5: Freedom Tales Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Dreaming of a New Land Preview
    S5 E4: Dreaming of a New Land Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Reporting on the Reporters Preview
    S5 E3: Reporting on the Reporters Preview
    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 ...
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  • Finding Your Roots -- Mystery Men Preview
    S5 E2: Mystery Men Preview
    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 ...
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