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Finding Your Roots Season 9
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Season 9 highlights the genealogical backgrounds and ancestral stories of prominent guests, including actors Jamie Chung, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Viola Davis, David Duchovny, Edward Norton, Julia Roberts, and Danny Trejo; pop star Cyndi Lauper; comedians Carol Burnett and Niecy Nash; journalists Jim Acosta and Van Jones; activist Angela Davis; and more. In the first episode, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Julia Roberts and Edward Norton discover their connections to history.

Tuesdays, beginning January 3, 7 pm on Nine PBS and livestream.

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Season 9 Episode Guide

Hidden Kin - 1/3/2023
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Julia Roberts and Edward Norton discover their connections to history.

Salem's Lot - 1/10/2023
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes Claire Danes and Jeff Daniels through scenes from America’s past.

Secret Lives - 1/17/2023
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps comedians Carol Burnett and Niecy Nash solve deep family mysteries.

Far From Home - 1/25/2023
Henry Louis Gates helps Cyndi Lauper, Jamie Chung and Danny Trejo uncover their families’ lost stories.

Rising from the Ashes - 1/31/2023
Henry Louis Gates traces the family trees of actors Brian Cox and Viola Davis.

Lost and Found - 2/7/2023
Henry Louis Gates uses DNA to solve mysteries for actor Joe Manganiello and football star Tony Gonzalez.

Chosen - 2/14/2023
Henry Louis Gates traces the roots of David Duchovny and Richard Kind to Jewish communities in Europe.

And Still I Rise - 2/21/2023
Henry Louis Gates reveals the unexpected roots of activist Angela Y. Davis and statesman Jeh Johnson.

Anchormen - 2/28/2023
Henry Louis Gates introduces trail-blazing journalists Jim Acosta and Van Jones to their ancestors.

Out of the Past - 3/7/2023
Henry Louis Gates uncovers the lost roots of actors Billy Crudup and Tamera Mowry-Housley.

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