Season 6

Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Six is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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Finding Your Roots

Criminal Kind

Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien discover surprising roots.

Criminal Kind

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Finding Your Roots

Italian Roots

Jimmy Kimmel, Marisa Tomei, and John Turturro meet ancestors who made immense sacrifices.

Italian Roots

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Finding Your Roots

Slave Trade

Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Questlove discover unexpected family histories.

Slave Trade

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Finding Your Roots

Science Pioneers

Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus learn their family histories.

Science Pioneers

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Finding Your Roots

Secrets & Lies

Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan unearth surprising family histories.

Secrets & Lies

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Finding Your Roots

Beyond the Pale

Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross, and Marc Maron uncover unknown family histories.

Beyond the Pale

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Finding Your Roots

This Land Is My Land

Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright discover unexpected family trees.

This Land Is My Land

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Finding Your Roots

Homecomings

Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.

Homecomings

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Finding Your Roots

Off the Farm

Dr. Gates helps Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet answer family mysteries.

Off the Farm

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Finding Your Roots

Hollywood Royalty

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, and Isabella Rosselini learn their family histories.

Hollywood Royalty