Finding Your Roots

PBS Presents "Finding Your Roots" (Television Series)

PBS Presents "Finding Your Roots" Season Seven (Television Series)

Tuesdays, January 19 - May 4, 2021 at 8:00pm (EDT), 7:00pm (CDT)

Where: on your local PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) television station and online streaming

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 20 fascinating guests in Season Seven of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 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. Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. The new ten-episode season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

This season features 20 exciting new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Among them are actors Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Jane Lynch, Audra MacDonald, Christopher Meloni, and Tony Shalhoub; acclaimed musicians Clint Black, Rosanne Cash, and Pharrell Williams; groundbreaking directors Kasi Lemmons and John Waters; renowned journalists Erin Burnett and Nina Totenberg; hilarious comedians Lewis Black and Jim Gaffigan; popular late night personality Andy Cohen; and more to be announced.

About the Series.

Online streaming available for Seasons 1 to 6 to PBS members.

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