Season 8

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres in January 2022! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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Where Did We Come From?

Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and André Leon Talley trace their ancestral roots.

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Where Did We Come From?

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Watchmen

Regina King and Damon Lindelof discover that they have more in common than meets the eye.

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Watchmen

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Songs of the Past

Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane meet a cast of inspiring ancestors.

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Songs of the Past

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Forgotten Journeys

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace their ancestral paths.

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Forgotten Journeys

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Fighters

Terry Crews and Tony Danza find they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds.

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Fighters

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Mexican Roots

Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor look at The Mexican-American experience.

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Mexican Roots

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Things We Don't Discuss

Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn discover the truth about their scandal-plagued ancestors.

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Things We Don't Discuss

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Children of Exile

Retracing the ancestral journeys of David Chang and Raúl Esparza.

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Children of Exile

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Activist Roots

The family history of Brittany Packnett Cunningham & Anita Hill.

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Activist Roots

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Hidden in the Genes

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family history of Rebecca Hall & Lee Daniels

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Hidden in the Genes