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Finding Your Roots Previous Broadcasts

Beyond The Pale (Episode #605)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 21, 2020 -- 8:00 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each shares much more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 26, 2020 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 23, 2020 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 22, 2020 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jan 22, 2020 -- 2:00 AM

This Land Is My Land (Episode #604)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 -- 8:00 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience -- and challenging preconceptions about America's past.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 21, 2020 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 20, 2020 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 19, 2020 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 19, 2020 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 16, 2020 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 15, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

Homecomings (Episode #603)

KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 -- 7:00 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 9, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Freedom Tales (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 -- 3:00 AM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African American guests, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan. Both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history.

Homecomings (Episode #603)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 8, 2020 -- 2:00 AM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 9, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Freedom Tales (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 7, 2020 -- 9:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African American guests, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan. Both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history.

Homecomings (Episode #603)

KQED 9: Tue, Jan 7, 2020 -- 8:00 PM

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 13, 2020 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 12, 2020 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 9, 2020 -- 1:00 AM

Hard Times (Episode #508)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 5, 2020 -- 6:00 PM

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloe Sevigny -- three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 5, 2020 -- 10:00 PM

Visionaries (Episode #305H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jan 1, 2020 -- 2:00 AM

Discover how the ancestors of business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry took audacious risks to create opportunities, and how their luck, ingenuity and chutzpah was passed on to these three visionaries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jan 2, 2020 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jan 1, 2020 -- 7:00 PM
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