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

Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez | Wednesday, January 2 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 2 at 2:00 PM CT

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 | Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, January 17 at 4:00 AM CT

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Upcoming Schedule

Mystery Men

56:46 | #502 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Thursday, January 17 at 9:00 PM ET / Thursday, January 17 at 8:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Friday, January 18 at 1:00 AM ET / Friday, January 18 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, January 20 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, January 20 at 10:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, January 21 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, January 21 at 4:00 AM CT

Reporting on the Reporters

56:46 | #503 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, January 22 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 23 at 12:00 AM ET / Tuesday, January 22 at 11:00 PM CT
  • 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