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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.

Reporting on the Reporters Airs Tuesday, January 22 at 8 p.m.

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer some family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers new branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.

Stories

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

Episodes

Season 5
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a...
Season 5
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin...


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Upcoming Episodes

Tue 1/22, 8:00pm
Reporting on the Reporters

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

Mon 1/28, 1:00pm
Reporting on the Reporters

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.