Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

This series journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history. Presented and written by Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Recent Episodes

Unfamiliar Kin | Sunday, January 6 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, January 6 at 10:00 AM CT

Grandparents and Other Strangers | Monday, January 14 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, January 14 at 4:00 AM CT

Mystery Men | Monday, January 21 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, January 21 at 4:00 AM CT

Reporting on the Reporters | Wednesday, January 23 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, January 22 at 11:00 PM CT

Show all past Finding Your Roots episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Reporting on the Reporters

56:46 | #503 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, January 23 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 23 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Thursday, January 24 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 24 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, January 24 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 24 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, January 24 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, January 24 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, January 25 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, January 25 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, January 27 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, January 27 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, January 28 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, January 28 at 4:00 AM CT

Dreaming of a New Land

56:46 | #504 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, January 29 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, January 29 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 30 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, January 29 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 30 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 30 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, January 31 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 31 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, January 31 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, January 31 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, February 1 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, February 1 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, February 3 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, February 3 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, February 4 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, February 4 at 4:00 AM CT

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick

56:46 | #104 | TV-PG

  • KET: Thursday, January 31 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 31 at 3:00 AM CT

Freedom Tales

56:46 | #505 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, February 5 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 6 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, February 5 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 6 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, February 6 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Thursday, February 7 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 7 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 7 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 7 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 7 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, February 7 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, February 8 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, February 8 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, February 10 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, February 10 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, February 11 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, February 11 at 4:00 AM CT

Roots in Politics

56:46 | #506 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, February 12 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 13 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, February 12 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 13 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, February 13 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Thursday, February 14 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 14 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 14 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 14 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 14 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, February 14 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, February 15 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, February 15 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, February 17 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, February 18 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, February 18 at 4:00 AM CT

No Laughing Matter

56:46 | #507 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, February 19 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 20 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, February 19 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 20 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, February 20 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Thursday, February 21 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 21 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 21 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 21 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 21 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, February 22 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, February 22 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, February 24 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, February 24 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, February 25 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, February 25 at 4:00 AM CT

Hard Times

56:46 | #508 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, February 26 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 27 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, February 26 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, February 27 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, February 27 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Thursday, February 28 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 28 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 28 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, February 28 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, February 28 at 8:00 PM CT