This season features an array of celebrated guests who are cultural trailblazers with fascinating family stories, including Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei; Emmy and Golden Globe Award winners Felicity Huffman, Laura Linney and S. Epatha Merkerson; and actors Michael K. Williams, Andy Samberg, Chloe Sevigny and Kal Penn. Season Five also includes superstar author George R.R. Martin; acclaimed journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry, Joe Madison and Lisa Ling; bestselling author and Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg; TV hosts Seth Meyers and Michael Strahan; artists Marina Abramovic and Kehinde Wiley; politicians Marco Rubio, Tulsi Gabbard and Paul Ryan; Academy Award-winning filmmakers Alejandro Innaritu and Michael Moore; and comedians Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman.
The ten episodes are:
- “The Stories Encoded In Our DNA” with Andy Samberg and George R.R. Martin
- “Mystery Men” with Michael K. Williams and Felicity Huffman
- “Truth Tellers” with Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling
- “Dreaming of a New Land (Between Worlds)” with Sheryl Sandberg, Kal Penn and Marisa Tomei
- “Freedom Tales” with S. Epatha Merkerson and Michael Strahan
- “Into The Wild” with Laura Linney, Michael Moore and Chloe Sevigny
- “Roots in Politics” with Tulsi Gabbard, Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan
- “The Eye of the Beholder” with Marina Abramovic, Alejandro Innaritu and Kehinde Wiley
- “No Laughing Matter” with Tig Notaro, Seth Meyers and Sarah Silverman
- “All in the Family” with Joe Madison, Dr. Gates’ personal DNA story and “The Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings” STEM Camp
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