Catch Finding Your Roots Season 6 Starting Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Finding Your Roots, hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., returns to the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) for Season 6, starting this evening, Tuesday, October 8th.
Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 27 fascinating guests, including Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Eric Stonestreet and more in season six of Finding Your Roots.
Season 6 Episode 1: Hollywood Royalty
The first episode is entitled Hollywood Royalty and features three actors born into Hollywood royalty who discover branches of their family trees that have been hidden from the public eye—and meet a cast of characters every bit as dramatic as the people they themselves have played on camera. Actresses Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow explore their family histories, generations beyond their cinematic forebears.
Check Your Local PBS Listings for Finding Your Roots
Click HERE to access information on local listings for Finding Your Roots Season 5. The 10 new episodes will begin airing on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Watch Finding Your Roots Online
Although it has not been confirmed for Season 6, in the past seasons each episode was made available on the PBS website the following day for viewing. Stay tuned here at Abundant Genealogy for more information.
Finding Your Roots Season 6 Schedule
Following is the broadcast schedule for the new season of Finding Your Roots on PBS:
- Episode 1: Hollywood Royalty – Actresses Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow explore their family histories, generations beyond their cinematic forebears. Premieres Tuesday, October 8, 8/7c
- Episode 2: Off the Farm – Two comic actors who grew up on farms in America’s heartland–the descendants of generations of people who worked the land–retrace the journeys of their ancestors to see what they share with the men and women who literally laid the groundwork for their success. Premieres Tuesday, October 15, 8/7c
After a short break, Finding Your Roots Season 6 will return to PBS in January 2020.
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