‘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.

‘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/

‘Finding Your Roots’ to continue this Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m.

In this episode guests will include: Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault. All three quest are linked by their Southern roots.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Finding Your Roots’ continues on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.

In this episode guests will include Tea Leoni and Gaby Hoffman. Both are introduced to biological ancestors they never knew they had.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Finding Your Roots’ to continue on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.

There will be 10 episodes this season. In this episode guests will include: Lupita Nyong’o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro. These guests will learn how their ancestors were shaped by political turmoil and violence.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Finding Your Roots’ continues on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m.

There will be 10 episodes this season. In this episode guests will include: Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Fee and Suzanne Malveaux.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Finding Your Roots’ continues on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m.

There will be 10 episodes this season. Some of the guests that will appear on the show include: Bryant Gumbel, Carmelo Anthony and Tea Leoni.

In this episode guests will include: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro who explore the challenges faced by their immigrant ancestors.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

‘Finding Your Roots’ continues on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.

There will be 10 episodes this season. Some of the guests that will appear on the show include: Scarlett Johansson, Bryant Gumbel, Carmelo Anthony and Tea Leoni.

In this episode guests will include: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock. These guests who helped redefine Black America will learn about their family origins.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/

Finding Your Roots continues on Tuesday

The PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.

There will be 10 episodes this season. Some of the guests that will appear on the show include: Scarlett Johansson, Bryant Gumbel, Carmelo Anthony and Tea Leoni.

In this episode guests will include: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy. Guests will learn about ancestors who predate the United States.

For more information, on the show, go to: http://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/home/