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Season 6 Preview

Season 6 Preview

Season six of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premieres at 8/7c on Tuesday, October 8th!
Preview Length 03:09 Premiere: 10.8.19

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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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Against All Odds

Media personality Andy Cohen and radio journalist Nina Totenberg discover ancestors who were determined to survive.

  • Tuesday January 26, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday January 26, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday January 27, 2021 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Wednesday January 27, 2021 11:00 am CT on KET
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  • Sunday January 31, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday January 30, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET2

No Irish Need Apply

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Jane Lynch and comedian Jim Gaffigan.

  • Tuesday February 2, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 2, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET
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  • Saturday February 6, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET2

The Shirts on Their Backs

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the immigrant roots of actors Tony Shalhoub and Christopher Meloni.

  • Tuesday February 9, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 9, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday February 10, 2021 12:00 pm ET on KET
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  • Sunday February 14, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday February 13, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET2

Write My Name in the Book of Life

Musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons uncover rare first-person accounts of their enslaved ancestors.

  • Tuesday February 16, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 16, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday February 17, 2021 12:00 pm ET on KET
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  • Sunday February 21, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET2
  • Saturday February 20, 2021 11:00 pm CT on KET2

Country Roots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the diverse backgrounds of country music singer-songwriters Clint Black and Rosanne Cash.

  • Tuesday February 23, 2021 8:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday February 23, 2021 7:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday February 24, 2021 12:00 pm ET on KET
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To the Manor Born

  • Sunday January 24, 2021 12:00 am ET on KET2
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Coming to America - S6 E16

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Breaking the Silences - S6 E15

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Slave Trade - S6 E8

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Science Pioneers - S6 E7

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Season Episodes

Against All Odds

S7 E2 Length 52:10 Premiere Date 1.26.21

To the Manor Born

S7 E1 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 1.19.21

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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