‘Finding Your Roots’ TV show continues on Tuesday

“Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., continues on Public Broadcasting System (PBS) on Tuesday, January 15 at 8 p.m.

Jan. 15 – Mystery Men – Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves deeply empowering.

Jan. 22 – Reporting on the Reporters – Journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling find the stories within their own family trees as compelling as the news stories they have covered.

Jan. 29 – Dreaming of a New Land – Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn find out the challenges faced by their immigrant forebears from Italy, Russia and India.

Feb. 5 – Freedom Tales – S. Epatha Merkerson and Michael Strahan both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history.

Feb. 12 – Roots in Politics – Politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio each see a shared vision of the American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.

Feb. 19 – No Laughing Matter – Comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman find their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success.

Feb. 26 – Hard Times – Filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny find distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.

April 2- The Eye of the Beholder – Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, performance artist Marina Abramović and painter Kehinde Wiley find their identities challenged—and affirmed.

April 9 – All in the Family – This show features 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 identities.

‘Finding Your Roots’ begins January 8

“Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., returns to the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) for Season 5, starting on Tuesday, January 8, for 10 weeks. Air time for the episodes is 8 p.m.

Jan. 8 –  Grandparents and Other Strangers – Actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees.

Jan. 15 – Mystery Men – Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves deeply empowering.

Jan. 22 – Reporting on the Reporters – Journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling find the stories within their own family trees as compelling as the news stories they have covered.

Jan. 29 – Dreaming of a New Land – Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn find out the challenges faced by their immigrant forebears from Italy, Russia and India.

Feb. 5 – Freedom Tales – S. Epatha Merkerson and Michael Strahan both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history.

Feb. 12 – Roots in Politics – Politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio each see a shared vision of the American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.

Feb. 19 – No Laughing Matter – Comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman find their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success.

Feb. 26 – Hard Times – Filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny find distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.

April 2- The Eye of the Beholder – Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, performance artist Marina Abramović and painter Kehinde Wiley find their identities challenged—and affirmed.

April 9 – All in the Family – This show features 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 identities.

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ concludes on Monday

The genealogy program Who Do You Think You Are? will conclude this Monday, December 17, at 9 p.m. Eastern Time.

Matthew Morrison discovers his family’s ties to the Revolutionary War and Regina King uncovers an ancestor who was a civil rights activist in Alabama.

For more information, go to the show website at: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ continues this Monday

The genealogy program Who Do You Think You Are? will continue this Monday, December 10, at 10 p.m. Eastern Time and continue for three weeks.

The following schedule has been released:

Monday, December 10 – Josh Duhamel travels to England to learn about his 12 times great-grandfather.

Monday, December 17 – Matthew Morrison discovers his family’s ties to the Revolutionary War. Regina King uncovers an ancestor who was a civil rights activist in Alabama.

For more information, go to the show website at: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ to begin December 3

The genealogy program Who Do You Think You Are? will premiere its new season on Monday, December 3 at 10 p.m. Eastern Time and continue for three weeks.

The following schedule has been released:

Monday, December 3 – Mandy Moore discovers her Australian ancestors and learns how they got there.

Monday, December 10 – Josh Duhamel travels to England to learn about his 12 times great-grandfather.

Monday, December 17 – Matthew Morrison discovers his family’s ties to the Revolutionary War. Regina King uncovers an ancestor who was a civil rights activist in Alabama.

For more information, go to the show website at: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Finding Your Roots’ Season 5 to begin in January

PBS has announced information about the new season of “Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.”

Season five of the show will begin on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Researchers for the show use both genealogical records and DNA testing.

Guests scheduled for the show include: actors, artists, journalists, TV hosts, politicians, filmmakers and comedians.

Some of the individuals include:
*Marisa Tomei
*Michael Moore
*Seth Meyers
*Ann Curry
*Christiane Amanpour
*Michael Strahan
*Felicity Huffman
*Laura Linney

To watch episodes from previous seasons, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ concludes on Monday

The genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?” will have its last episode on TLC on Monday, June 18 at 9 p.m.

This season will feature the following celebrities:
*Jean Smart learns that her eight times great-grandmother was arrested for witchcraft.

To view clips of previous episodes, go to: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ continues on Monday

The genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?” will have its next episode on TLC on Monday, June 11 at 9 p.m.

This season will feature the following celebrities:
*Jean Smart learns that her eight times great-grandmother was arrested for witchcraft.
*Molly Shannon travels to Ireland to unravel the mystery of her maternal line, uncovering ancestors who were forced to change their religion in the face of impending starvation.

To view clips of previous episodes, go to: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ continues on Monday

The genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?” will have its next episode on TLC on Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m.

This season will feature the following celebrities:
*Hilary Duff traces her family history back to medieval Scotland, discovering royalty in her lineage.
*Jean Smart learns that her eight times great-grandmother was arrested for witchcraft.
*Molly Shannon travels to Ireland to unravel the mystery of her maternal line, uncovering ancestors who were forced to change their religion in the face of impending starvation.

To view clips of previous episodes, go to: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/

‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ continues on Monday

The genealogy show “Who Do You Think You Are?” will have its next episode on TLC on Monday, May 28 at 9 p.m.

This season will feature the following celebrities:
*Hilary Duff traces her family history back to medieval Scotland, discovering royalty in her lineage.
*Jean Smart learns that her eight times great-grandmother was arrested for witchcraft.
*Megan Mullally chases the legacy of her father’s line and uncovers the story of how her two times great-grandmother persevered despite being caught in a cycle of domestic abuse.
*Molly Shannon travels to Ireland to unravel the mystery of her maternal line, uncovering ancestors who were forced to change their religion in the face of impending starvation.

To view clips of previous episodes, go to: https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/