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[07/29/19 - 11:08 AM]
Season Six of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Fall 2019 and Airs Through Fall 2020 on PBS, Beginning October 8
The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series.

[11/14/18 - 11:00 AM]
PBS Announces Winter-Spring 2019 Primetime Schedule
Crowning the new season is the return of "Victoria" (Sundays, January 13-March 3), which finds the Queen facing a crisis that threatens to end her reign.

[07/31/18 - 11:35 AM]
Season Five of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Winter 2019 on PBS, Beginning January 8
On tap this season: Felicity Huffman, Andy Samberg, George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Michael Strahan, Laura Linney, Paul Ryan, Joe Madison, Michael Moore, Sarah Silverman, Kal Penn, Michael K. Williams, Tig Notaro, Lisa Ling, Alejandro Innaritu, Chloe Sevigny and more!

[07/12/17 - 07:08 AM]
PBS Announces Fall 2017 Schedule
Returning dramas include "Poldark" and "The Durrells in Corfu" as well as holiday specials for "Last Tango in Halifax" and "Call the Midwife."

[01/16/17 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming
PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

[01/13/16 - 03:27 PM]
PBS Highlights the African-American Experience Through A Wide Range of Content
In addition to documentaries airing in February featuring those who helped influence integration and inclusion, throughout 2016 PBS will also feature programs about moments in history that helped shape race relations today.

[10/19/15 - 10:24 AM]
PBS' Winter/Spring Season Features Endings, Beginnings and Awaited Returns
Highlights include the final season of "Downton Abbey," a "Sherlock" special, the return of "Grantchester" and the premiere of Civil War drama "Mercy Street."

[05/08/14 - 08:48 AM]
PBS Announces New Fall Season Lineup
Highlights include the premiere of Ken Burns's seven-part series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History."

[07/17/12 - 09:01 AM]
PBS Series "American Masters" and "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.," Reach Record Number of Viewers
PBS spins the numbers for the season to date of both series.







FINDING YOUR ROOTS (PBS)
Returns in Early 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/25/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (16 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's sixth season will be split into three parts
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, July 2019) Today's most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the sixth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. The new season will premiere on Tuesdays beginning October 8, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. FINDING YOUR ROOTS Season Six's extended broadcast lineup will span from Fall 2019 through Fall 2020. The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series. Season Six will return in early 2020 with eight weeks of new episodes featuring both new guests and re-mixed thematic combinations of former participants' stories. FINDING YOUR ROOTS returns in Fall 2020 with six additional new episodes showcasing new and re-mixed episodes. This extended broadcast footprint will serve to expand FINDING YOUR ROOTS' reach to its viewers throughout 2019 and 2020. The sixth season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS features 27 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Among them are actors Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy and Sterling K. Brown; groundbreaking director Jordan Peele, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; acclaimed journalists Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell; musicians Queen Latifah and Jon Batiste; legendary fashion designers Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez and Zac Posen; as well as a host of other luminaries, including Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Marc Maron, Eric Stonestreet, Issa Rae, Amy Ryan and Justina Machado. Some of the guests whose stories we will revisit this season include actors Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Marisa Tomei; journalist Lisa Ling; radio talk show host Joe Madison; musician Questlove; and late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dyllan McGee as EP
· Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as EP
· Peter Kunhardt as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Ark Media
· Inkwell Films
· Kunhardt Films
· McGee Media