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Finding Your Roots

Season 7 Official Preview

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres on January 19 at 8/7c!

Season 7 Official Preview

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Finding Your Roots

Season 7 Inside Look

The new season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS.

Season 7 Inside Look

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Roy Wood Jr. Reflects on the Hopefulness He Has For His Son

Finding Your Roots

Roy Wood Jr. Reflects on the Hopefulness He Has For His Son

Roy Wood Jr. learns how his ancestors and their children struggled through slavery.

Roy Wood Jr. Reflects on the Hopefulness He Has For His Son

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Lewis Black and Marc Maron are DNA Cousins!

Finding Your Roots

Lewis Black and Marc Maron are DNA Cousins!

Comedy runs in the family! Lewis Black and Marc Maron are cousins.

Lewis Black and Marc Maron are DNA Cousins!

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Laughing on the Inside Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family history of Roy Wood, Jr. and Lewis Black.

Laughing on the Inside Preview

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Finding Your Roots

On Broadway

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines the family histories of Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin.

On Broadway

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Maternal Third Great Grandparents Freed from Slavery

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Maternal Third Great Grandparents Freed from Slavery

Audra McDonald learns her ancestors survived slavery and purchased land post-Civil War.

Maternal Third Great Grandparents Freed from Slavery

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Mandy Learns He Had Family Members in the Holocaust

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Mandy Learns He Had Family Members in the Holocaust

Mandy Patinkin learns that he had family members in the Holocaust.

Mandy Learns He Had Family Members in the Holocaust

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Mandy Explains His Favorite Line in Literature

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Mandy Explains His Favorite Line in Literature

Mandy Patinkin shares his favorite quote and it relates to his family discoveries.

Mandy Explains His Favorite Line in Literature

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Audra Reacts to Seeing Her Ancestors Listed as Property

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Audra Reacts to Seeing Her Ancestors Listed as Property

In an 1860s census, we uncovered Audra McDonald’s ancestors listed in a slave schedule.

Audra Reacts to Seeing Her Ancestors Listed as Property

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Audra McDonald Is Related to Sean “Diddy” Combs!

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Audra McDonald Is Related to Sean “Diddy” Combs!

Audra MacDonald discovers that she is DNA cousins with Sean “P. Diddy” Combs.

Audra McDonald Is Related to Sean “Diddy” Combs!

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Tenacity in the Genes

Gretchen Carlson learns that tenacity has run in the family for centuries.

Tenacity in the Genes

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Finding Your Roots

Shame Hurts

Gretchen Carlson discusses how she felt shamed during her former pageantry journey.

Shame Hurts

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Main Motor’s History

Finding Your Roots

Main Motor’s History

Gretchen Carlson discovers the truth behind her grandfather’s family history.

Main Motor’s History

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Don’s Dad and the Civil Rights Movement

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Don’s Dad and the Civil Rights Movement

Don Lemon learns that his father was a trailblazer during the Civil Rights Movement.

Don’s Dad and the Civil Rights Movement

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Don Lemon Learns How His Relatives Were Valued

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Don Lemon Learns How His Relatives Were Valued

Don Lemon finds evidence that his ancestors were sold for $1,800.

Don Lemon Learns How His Relatives Were Valued

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Finding Your Roots

DNA Match

Don Lemon discovers that he is a descendent of a slave owner.

DNA Match

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Anchored to the Past Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages of Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon.

Anchored to the Past Preview

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Finding Your Roots

The New World Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces ancestors of John Lithgow and Maria Hinojosa.

The New World Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Maria Hinojosa’s Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Railway CEO

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Maria Hinojosa’s Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Railway CEO

Maria Hinojosa discovers that her great-great grandfather was an investor in railways.

Maria Hinojosa’s Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Railway CEO

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Maria Hinojosa Discovers Her Ancestor Founded a City

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Maria Hinojosa Discovers Her Ancestor Founded a City

Maria Hinojosa discovers that she is the 11th great-granddaughter of a conquistador.

Maria Hinojosa Discovers Her Ancestor Founded a City

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal

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John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal

John Lithgow learns that he is distant cousins with Clint Eastwood and other celebrities.

John Lithgow’s Ongoing Cousin Reveal

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots John Lithgow’s Family Fled The Dominican Republic

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John Lithgow’s Family Fled The Dominican Republic

John Lithgow finds out that his great great grandfather was on the front line of the war.

John Lithgow’s Family Fled The Dominican Republic