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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Today’s brightest personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the fifth season of the critically acclaimed series. The new season features an array cultural trailblazers, including author George R.R. Martin; journalists Christiane Amanpour and Ann Curry; artist Kehinde Wiley; actors Laura Linney and Seth Myers; and politicians Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan. In a very personal episode, host Henry Louis Gates explores his own DNA story.

The Eye of the Beholder airs April 2 at 8:00 p.m.

Stories

January 5, 2016
Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as he delves into genealogy. Each...

Episodes

Season 5
Episode 10
The family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison. Also a look at how a...
Season 5
Episode 9
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu...
Season 5
Episode 8
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and...
Season 5
Episode 7
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that...
Season 5
Episode 6
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul...
Season 5
Episode 5
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African-American guests,...
Season 5
Episode 4
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg and Kal Penn the...
Season 5
Episode 3
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa...
Season 5
Episode 2
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a...
Season 5
Episode 1
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin...


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