Finding Your Roots
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The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., beginning January 7, on Nine PBS.

Local support provided by Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Episode Guide:

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Homecomings - 1/7/2020
Follow Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata and Jon Batiste as they learn about unknown ancestors.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: This Land is My Land - 1/14/2020
Learn more about the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Beyond the Pale - 1/21/2020
Explore the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Secrets & Lies - 1/28/2020
Discover the surprising family histories of actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Science Pioneers - 2/4/2020
Follow the families of pioneering scientists Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson and Harold Varmus.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Slave Trade - 2/11/2020
Trace the unexpected histories of Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkeson and Questlove’s ancestors.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Italian Roots - 2/18/2020
Discover the Italian roots of talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei and John Turturro.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Criminal Kind -2/25/2020
Uncover the outlaw roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O’Brien.