Finding Your Roots – Season 4, Episode 3 – Puritans and Pioneers
In the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode, Puritans and Pioneers, featured Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy. “Three mainstays of modern-day Hollywood discover family legacies that predate the United States itself.”
The episode is entitled Puritans and Pioneers and can now be viewed online – click HERE to access the video. Access expires on November 14, 2017.
Upcoming Episodes of Finding Your Roots
The fourth episode of Season 4, entitled The Vanguard, is scheduled for next Tuesday evening, October 24th, 2017, and features Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay and Janet Mock. “Three guests who have helped to redefine Black America in the last decade find their identities challenged as they learn about their family origins.”
Check the listings for your local PBS station – most stations will air the episode at 8:00 pm.
Finding Your Roots Season 4 Schedule
Following is the broadcast schedule for the new season of Finding Your Roots on PBS:
- Tues., Oct. 24, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “The Vanguard” with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay, Janet Mock
- Tues., Oct. 31, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Immigrant Nation” with Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro
- Tues., Nov. 7, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Black Like Me” with Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux
- Tues., Nov. 14, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Children of the Revolution” with Lupita Nyong’o, Carmelo Anthony and Ana Navarro
- Tues., Nov. 21, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Relatives We Never Knew We Had” with Tea Leoni and Gaby Hoffmann
- Tues., Nov. 28, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “The Stories We Tell” with Donna Brazile, Ty Burrell and Kara Walker (encore broadcast from Season Three)
- Tues., Dec. 5, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Family Reunions” with Sean Combs and LL Cool J (encore broadcast from Season Three)
- Tues., Dec. 5, 2017, 9 p.m. ET: “Tragedy + Time = Comedy” with Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader (encore broadcast from Season Three)
- Tues., Dec. 12, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Southern Roots” with Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault
- Tues., Dec. 19, 2017, 8 p.m. ET: “Funny Business” with Garrison Keillor, Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari
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