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Finding Your Roots

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Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.

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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 02:30
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the humble roots of comedic actors Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet, retracing the ancestral journeys that laid the groundwork for their success.

Air date:
Tue, 10/15/2019 - 03:30
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow unearth surprising new revelations about their family histories, taking them generations beyond their famous cinematic forebears.

Air date:
Tue, 10/08/2019 - 03:30
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Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the stories of Ty Burrell and Joe Madison.

Air date:
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 03:15
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Marina Abramović, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Kehinde Wiley learn their family histories.

Air date:
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 03:15
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Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny -- three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.

Air date:
Tue, 02/26/2019 - 02:15
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