Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

  • Score 6.3
  • Premiered: Mar 2012
  • Episodes: 66
  • Followers: 31
  • Rank #4630
  • Running
  • PBS
  • Tuesday at 8

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Season 6
6x1
Hollywood Royalty
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Oct 08, 2019
Guests: Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow. Three actors born into Hollywood royalty discover branches of their family trees that have been hidden from the public eye--and .. show full overview
6x2
Off the Farm
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Oct 15, 2019
Guests: Melissa McCarthy, Eric Stonestreet. Two comic actors who grew up on farms in America’s heartland--the descendants of generations of people who worked the land--retrace the .. show full overview
6x3
Homecomings
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Jan 07, 2020
Guests: Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata, Jon Batiste. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected .. show full overview
6x4
This Land is My Land
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Jan 14, 2020
Guests: Queen Latifah, Jeffrey Wright. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the .. show full overview
6x5
Beyond The Pale
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Jan 21, 2020
Guests: Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, Marc Maron. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross, and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering .. show full overview
6x6
Secrets & Lies
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Jan 28, 2020
Guests: Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, Amy Ryan. 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.
6x7
Science Pioneers
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Feb 04, 2020
Guests: Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, Harold E. Varmus. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus — three .. show full overview
6x8
Slave Trade
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Feb 11, 2020
Guests: Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkeson, Questlove. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected .. show full overview
6x9
Italian Roots
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Feb 18, 2020
Guests: Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, John Turturro. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and actors Marisa Tomei and John Turturro, introducing them .. show full overview
6x10
Criminal Kind
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Feb 25, 2020
Guests: Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, Soledad O'Brien. In Loving Memory: Johni Cerny, Lead Genealogist, Finding Your Roots. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura .. show full overview
6x11
Fashion's Roots
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Oct 06, 2020
Guests: Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, RuPaul
6x12
Breaking Silences
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Oct 13, 2020
Guests: Gayle King, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae
6x13
DNA Mysteries
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Oct 20, 2020
Guests: Ann Curry, Téa Leoni, Joe Madison
6x14
War Stories
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Oct 27, 2020
Guests: Kehinde Wiley, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader
6x15
Flight
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Nov 10, 2020
Guests: Lupita Nyong’o, Lidia Bastianich, Scarlett Johansson
6x16
Coming to America
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Nov 17, 2020
Guests: Nancy Pelosi, Norah O'Donnell, Zac Posen

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