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Season 8 Teaser

A new year means new Finding Your Roots! In our eight season, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will explore fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests including Terry Crews, Mario Lopez, David Chang and more! Mark your calendars for Jan 4 at 8/7c.
Preview Length 00:30 Premiere: 12/14/21

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Season Episodes

Where Did We Come From?

S8 E10 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 04/19/22

Watchmen

S8 E9 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 04/12/22

Songs of the Past

S8 E8 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/22/22

Forgotten Journeys

S8 E7 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/15/22

Fighters

S8 E6 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/08/22

Mexican Roots

S8 E5 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 02/01/22

Things We Don't Discuss

S8 E4 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/25/22

Children of Exile

S8 E3 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/04/22

Activist Roots

S8 E2 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/11/22

Hidden in the Genes

S8 E1 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/04/22

FACES OF AMERICA: Mike Nichols' Escape from Nazi Germany

Clip Length 04:54 Premiere Date 12/20/10

FACES OF AMERICA: Mike Nichols' Famous German Ancestor

Clip Length 01:59 Premiere Date 12/20/10

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Criminal Kind

Premiered On: 02/25/2020

Actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O'Brien explore their roots with stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.

  • Monday December 5, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET2
  • Monday December 5, 2022 4:00 am CT on KET2

Where Did We Come From?

Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and Andre Leon Talley, three guests from diverse backgrounds, discover the ancestors who laid the groundwork for their success.

  • Tuesday December 6, 2022 8:00 pm ET on KET
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Breaking the Silences

Premiered On: 01/05/2021

Explore the family secrets of journalist Gayle King, director Jordan Peele, and comedian Issa Rae.

  • Friday December 16, 2022 1:00 pm ET on KET
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The New World

Premiered On: 04/13/2021

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa.

  • Tuesday December 20, 2022 8:00 pm ET on KET
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Watchmen - S8 E9

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Songs of the Past - S8 E8

  • Monday November 21, 2022 9:00 am ET on KETWORLD
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War Stories - S6 E13

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All in the Family - S5 E10

  • Tuesday November 15, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET2
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Flight - S6 E14

  • Tuesday November 8, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET2
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Activist Roots - S8 E2

  • Monday October 31, 2022 9:00 am ET on KETWORLD
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