Finding Your Roots season 6 continues this November

Meet the globetrotting ancestors of Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o and Lidia Bastianich.

  • Fred Vigeant
Watch Finding Your Roots Tuesday, November 17 at 8pm on WITF. You can stream WITF TV live on our website and through the PBS Video app on Roku, Apple TV and iPhone and Android smartphones. The program is also available on-demand through the PBS Video app.


On the Flight episode of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o and chef Lidia Bastianich, whose families crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunity, leaving them with questions about those who stayed behind.

Then stay tuned for even more Finding Your Roots in January with:

January 5                     “Breaking the Silences” – Gayle King, Jordan Peele & Issa Rae
January 12                   “Coming to America” – Nancy Pelosi, Norah O’Donnell & Zac Posen

Many more hours of Finding Your Roots are available to WITF Passport members to view on-demand through our website and through the PBS Video appBecome a member today to gain this member benefit for $5 per month.

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