The BEST Seasons of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Network: PBS

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the 12th and latest series from the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates continues the quest he begun in African American Lives 1 and 2 and Faces of America delving into the genealogy and genetics of an all new group of famous Americans. The series combines history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family, and identity in today's America. Each hour features a different pair of celebrity guests, who are bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, whether it be as old friends, through long-lost relatives, or even through a common ancestral past.

Season 3

#1 - Season 3

First Aired: Jan 6, 2016

Dr. Gates explores the genealogy of celebrities using the records left behind and DNA technology.

star 10.00
1 votes
Season 5

#2 - Season 5

First Aired: Jan 9, 2019

star 10.00
1 votes
Season 6

#3 - Season 6

First Aired: Oct 9, 2019

star 9.00
2 votes
Season 4

#4 - Season 4

First Aired: Oct 4, 2017

star 8.00
1 votes
Season 1

#5 - Season 1

First Aired: Mar 26, 2012

star 7.00
2 votes
Season 2

#6 - Season 2

First Aired: Sep 24, 2014

star 7.00
1 votes