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[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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/25/12 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 11/25/14; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, May 2014) From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world's leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests, including Ben Affleck, Jessica Alba, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett, Billie Jean King, Stephen King and musician Nas. Each of the 10 episodes will feature three guests bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden, link, as Gates treks through layers of ancestral history, uncovers secrets and surprises, and shares life-altering discoveries. Tuesdays, September 23-November 25, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available