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Fashion's Roots Preview

Fashion's Roots Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. steps into the world of fashion and meets three icons of style — Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles — introducing ancestors who were just as audacious as they are.
Preview S6 E11 Length 00:30 Premiere: 10.13.20

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Finding Your Roots

About Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

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DNA Mysteries - S6 E12

DNA detective work solved mysteries in the families of actor Tea Leoni and radio host Joe Madison.

  • Tuesday October 20, 2020 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 20, 2020 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday October 22, 2020 1:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday October 22, 2020 12:00 am CT on KET
  • Friday October 23, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KET
  • Friday October 23, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KET
  • Friday October 23, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday October 23, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2

Homecomings - S6 E3

Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata, and Jon Batiste discover the places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

  • Friday October 30, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday October 30, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 1, 2020 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday October 31, 2020 11:00 pm CT on KET2

This Land is My Land - S6 E4

Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience and challenging preconceptions about America's past.

  • Friday November 6, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday November 6, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 8, 2020 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday November 7, 2020 11:00 pm CT on KET2

War Stories - S6 E13

Actor Julianne Moore, comedian Bill Hader, and painter Kehinde Wiley's ancestors' military service left an indelible mark on their families and country.

  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 10, 2020 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 1:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 12, 2020 12:00 am CT on KET

Beyond the Pale - S6 E5

Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross, and comedian Marc Maron learn about their Jewish heritage, uncovering previously unknown stories that show how each share more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.

  • Friday November 13, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday November 13, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday November 15, 2020 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday November 14, 2020 11:00 pm CT on KET2

Flight - S6 E14

Actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o and chef Lidia Bastianich learn about their ancestors, who crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunities.

  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday November 17, 2020 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 1:00 am ET on KET
  • Thursday November 19, 2020 12:00 am CT on KET

Secrets & Lies - S6 E6

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan discover revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.

  • Friday November 20, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday November 20, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2
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Fashion's Roots - S6 E11

  • Friday October 16, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Friday October 16, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KET
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  • Thursday October 15, 2020 12:00 am CT on KET
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday October 13, 2020 7:00 pm CT on KET

Mystery Men - S5 E2

  • Friday October 2, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Friday October 2, 2020 6:00 pm CT on KET2

Grandparents and Other Strangers - S5 E1

  • Friday October 9, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Friday September 25, 2020 7:00 pm ET on KET2
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Season 6

DNA Mysteries

S6 E12 Length 52:46 Premiere Date 10.20.20

Fashion's Roots

S6 E11 Length 52:46 Premiere Date 10.13.20

Criminal Kind

S6 E10 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 2.25.20

Italian Roots

S6 E9 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.18.20

Slave Trade

S6 E8 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.11.20

Science Pioneers

S6 E7 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 2.4.20

Secrets & Lies

S6 E6 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 1.28.20

Beyond the Pale

S6 E5 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.21.20

This Land Is My Land

S6 E4 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.14.20

Homecomings

S6 E3 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 1.7.20

Off the Farm

S6 E2 Length 52:36 Premiere Date 10.15.19

Hollywood Royalty

S6 E1 Length 52:41 Premiere Date 10.8.19

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