Thursday, January 9, 2020

"Finding Your Roots" Season 6 Series Resumed on PBS

Season 6 of the PBS television series "Finding Your Roots, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." resumed with Episode 3 on Tuesday, 7 January 2020.  There were two earlier episodes back in the Fall of 2019.

You can watch the first three episodes on the Finding Your Roots website - see

The lineup for the remainder of the season is:

* Tuesday, January 14th: Episode 4 – This Land is My Land with Queen Latifah, and Jeffrey Wright

*  Tuesday, January 21st: Episode 5 – Beyond the Pale with Terry Gross, Marc Maron, and Jeff Goldblum

*  Tuesday, January 28th: Episode 6 – Secrets & Lies with Sigourney Weaver, Amy Ryan, and Justina Machado

*  Tuesday, February 4th: Episode 7 – Science Pioneers with Harold E. Varmus, Francis Collins, and Shirley Ann Jackson

*  Tuesday, February 11th: Episode 8 – Slave Trade with Questlove, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Ava DuVernay

*  Tuesday, February 18th: Episode 9 – Italian Roots with Marisa Tomei, Jimmy Kimmel, and John Turturro

*  Tuesday, February 25th: Episode 10 – Criminal Kind with Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien

Check your local listings for times in your area.  The website says PBS at 8 p.m., 7 p.m. Central time.

I watched Episode 3 on Tuesday night and enjoyed it - especially seeing the records that they found tying the guests' ancestors to slaveholders. I was surprised they didn't mention DNA tests - I figured that every celebrity would want to know about their ethnicity estimate.


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