Season 9

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.

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Finding Your Roots

Out of the Past

Henry Louis Gates uncovers the lost roots of actors Billy Crudup and Tamera Mowry-Housley.

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Out of the Past

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Anchormen

Journalists Jim Acosta and Van Jones uncover the ancestors who blazed a trail for them.

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Anchormen

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And Still I Rise

Henry Louis Gates reveals the unexpected family trees of Angela Y. Davis and Jeh Johnson

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And Still I Rise

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Chosen

David Duchovny and Richard Kind trace their Jewish roots from Eastern Europe to the US.

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Chosen

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Family: Lost and Found

Joe Manganiello and Tony Gonzalez discover close relatives whose names they’ve never heard

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Family: Lost and Found

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Rising From the Ashes

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the roots of actors Brian Cox and Viola Davis.

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Rising From the Ashes

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Far from Home

Cyndi Lauper, Jamie Chung and Danny Trejo uncover the stories of their immigrant ancestors

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Far from Home

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Secret Lives

Comedians Carol Burnett and Niecy Nash discover scandals hidden within their roots.

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Secret Lives

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Salem's Lot

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes Claire Danes and Jeff Daniels on a journey into their roots.

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Salem's Lot

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Hidden Kin

We explore Edward Norton and Julia Roberts' roots, revealing their hidden connections.

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Hidden Kin