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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns to PBS with a new season on October 3rd to explore the fascinating family trees of popular figures including Ana Navarro, Bernie Sanders, Garrison Keillor, Mary Steenburgen, Scarlett Johansson, Ted Danson, William H. Macy, and others!

 
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the 12th and latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates continues the quest he begun in African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America delving into the genealogy and genetics of an all new group of famous Americans. The series combines history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family, and identity in today's America. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #401 — The Impression |
    New Tuesday, Oct 3 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #401 — The Impression |
    Wednesday, Oct 4 at 1am TPT 2
  • #401 — The Impression |
    Wednesday, Oct 4 at 11pm TPT 2
  • #401 — The Impression |
    Thursday, Oct 5 at 5am TPT 2
  • #402 — Unfamiliar Kin |
    New Tuesday, Oct 10 at 7pm TPT 2
  • #401 — The Impression
    Comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they thought as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.
    New Tuesday, Oct 3 at 7pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 4 at 1am TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 4 at 11pm TPT 2
    Thursday, Oct 5 at 5am TPT 2
  • #402 — Unfamiliar Kin
    Actors Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken and musician Carly Simon each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them ? redefining how they see themselves.
    New Tuesday, Oct 10 at 7pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 1am TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 11pm TPT 2
    Thursday, Oct 12 at 5am TPT 2
  • #403 — Puritans and Pioneers
    Actors Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their nonconformist ancestors through American conflicts - the Civil War and the American Revolution, all the way back to the Puritan establishment.
    New Tuesday, Oct 17 at 7pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 18 at 1am TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 18 at 11pm TPT 2
    Thursday, Oct 19 at 5am TPT 2
  • #404 — The Vanguard
    Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and author and activist Janet Mock see their basic assumptions about their families challenged, placing their ancestors - of all colors - into the greater context of black history.
    New Tuesday, Oct 24 at 7pm TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 25 at 1am TPT 2
    Wednesday, Oct 25 at 11pm TPT 2
    Thursday, Oct 26 at 5am TPT 2

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