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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Finding Your Roots, Season 6

The Fall 2019 season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS premieres with two new episodes followed by encore presentations of the series. Season 6 will return in early 2020 with eight weeks of new episodes featuring both new guests and remixed thematic combinations of former participants’ stories.

   
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Isabella Rossellini

Hollywood Royalty

Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 1 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m.

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.

   
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and

Off the Farm

Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 1 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.

Two comic actors who grew up on farms in America’s heartland retrace the journeys of their ancestors to see what they share with the men and women who literally laid the groundwork for their success.

 

Encore Episodes

 
LL Cool J

Family Reunions

Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 1 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m.

Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology, which reveals information that shakes their very foundations.

   
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Christopher Walken

Unfamiliar Kin

Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m.
Repeats Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 1 a.m.

Also airs on Fusion on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m.

Fred Armisen, Christopher Walken and Carly Simon each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them. Along the way, two of them also discover that their close relatives were on the wrong side of history.

   
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