Thursday, April 2, 2020

New TV Show "Roots Less Traveled" Starts on Saturday, 4 April

I received this information from Ancestry today:


I'm so excited for this show!  I encourage you and your audience to tune in this weekend.

Roots Less Traveled 

  • Features relatives as they set out on an adventure with host Faruq Tauheed, to solve mysteries in their family tree. 
  • First of 8 episodes on April 4, 2020
  • Tune into the NBC Saturday mornings
  • Streaming available on and Hulu
Series Synopsis - "The series features relatives as they set out on an adventure to solve mysteries in their family tree. From rumors of ancestors aboard the Titanic to stories of homesteaders forging a new path for future generations, the duos discover the truth behind the tales that have been passed down for generations, revealing the inspiring lives their ancestors led. In partnership with Ancestry®, they learn how their past has shaped their present and through this shared journey how family bonds are deepened."

Read more in the Ancestry blog post.

Please check your local listings for the time of this show on the next eight Saturday mornings.

Disclosure:  I have a complimentary all-access subscription from, for which I am thankful. has provided material considerations for travel expenses to meetings, and has hosted events and meals that I have attended in Salt Lake City, in past years.

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1 comment:

Unknown said...

My name is Amanda Vickers and I live in Jacksonville Florida and I am very much Interested in knowing how I can get on the tv show Roots less traveled I know that my maternal great great grandfather, John Gooding, was in the civil war !! I also know that my name sake , Amanda Magnolia Thomas Drawdy , grandfather was a Cherokee Indian chief and that my great grandfather, Bartley Vickers, was a farmer and owned alot of land in Douglass, Georgia Coffee County however I know basically nothing about my dad's mom's family whose last name is Hester and my dad's mom's first name is my middle name !! You may contact me at my e-mail address: