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

The Long Way Home | Sunday, November 12 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, November 12 at 10:00 AM CT

Black Like Me | Wednesday, November 15 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, November 15 at 2:00 PM CT

Maps of Stars | Sunday, November 19 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, November 19 at 10:00 AM CT

Children of the Revolution | Monday, November 20 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, November 20 at 4:00 AM CT

Show all past Finding Your Roots episodes.

Upcoming Schedule

Relatives We Never Knew We Had

56:46 | #408 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, November 21 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, November 21 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, November 22 at 1:00 AM ET / Wednesday, November 22 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, November 23 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, November 23 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, November 29 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, November 29 at 2:00 PM CT

Children of the Revolution

56:46 | #407 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, November 22 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, November 22 at 2:00 PM CT

The Stories We Tell

56:46 | #301 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Monday, December 4 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, December 4 at 4:00 AM CT

Family Reunions

56:46 | #307 | TV-PG

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

Tragedy + Time = Comedy

56:46 | #304 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, December 6 at 2:00 AM ET / Wednesday, December 6 at 1:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, December 7 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 7 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Friday, December 8 at 3:00 AM ET / Friday, December 8 at 2:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, December 11 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, December 11 at 4:00 AM CT

The Impression

56:46 | #401 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, December 6 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, December 6 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, December 20 at 2:00 AM ET / Wednesday, December 20 at 1:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, December 21 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 21 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Friday, December 22 at 3:00 AM ET / Friday, December 22 at 2:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 3 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 3 at 2:00 PM CT

Southern Roots

56:46 | #409 | TV-PG

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

The Vanguard

56:46 | #404 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, December 13 at 2:00 AM ET / Wednesday, December 13 at 1:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, December 14 at 4:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 14 at 3:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Monday, December 18 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, December 18 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 24 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 24 at 2:00 PM CT

Funny Business

56:46 | #410 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, December 19 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, December 20 at 1:00 AM ET / Wednesday, December 20 at 12:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, December 20 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, December 20 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Thursday, December 21 at 5:00 AM ET / Thursday, December 21 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Friday, December 22 at 2:00 AM ET / Friday, December 22 at 1:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, December 24 at 8:00 PM ET / Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Monday, December 25 at 5:00 AM ET / Monday, December 25 at 4:00 AM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, December 31 at 11:00 AM ET / Sunday, December 31 at 10:00 AM CT

Unfamiliar Kin

56:47 | #402 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, December 27 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, December 27 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET: Tuesday, January 2 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, January 2 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, January 7 at 8:00 PM ET / Sunday, January 7 at 7:00 PM CT

Puritans and Pioneers

56:46 | #403 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, January 9 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, January 9 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 10 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 10 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, January 14 at 8:00 PM ET / Sunday, January 14 at 7:00 PM CT

Black Like Me

56:46 | #406 | TV-PG

  • KET: Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 PM ET / Tuesday, January 16 at 7:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Wednesday, January 17 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 17 at 2:00 PM CT
  • KET2: Sunday, January 21 at 8:00 PM ET / Sunday, January 21 at 7:00 PM CT

Immigrant Nation

56:46 | #405 | TV-PG

  • KET2: Wednesday, January 31 at 3:00 PM ET / Wednesday, January 31 at 2:00 PM CT