Season 10 Premieres Tuesday, January 2, 2024, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET

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The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.

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Dreaming of a New Land

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the family history of Kal Penn, Sheryl Sandberg and Marisa Tomei.

  • Original1/29/2019
  • FIYO504
No Laughing Matter

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and the histories of comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman.

  • Original2/19/2019
  • FIYO507
Hidden Kin

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Julia Roberts and Edward Norton discover their connections to history.

  • Original1/3/2023
  • FIYO901
Salem's Lot

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes Claire Danes and Jeff Daniels through scenes from America’s past.

  • Original1/10/2023
  • FIYO902
Secret Lives

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps comedians Carol Burnett and Niecy Nash solve deep family mysteries.

  • Original1/17/2023
  • FIYO903
Far From Home

Henry Louis Gates helps Cyndi Lauper, Jamie Chung and Danny Trejo uncover their families’ lost stories.

  • Original1/24/2023
  • FIYO904
Rising from the Ashes

Henry Louis Gates traces the family trees of actors Brian Cox and Viola Davis.

  • Original1/31/2023
  • FIYO905
Lost and Found

Henry Louis Gates uses DNA to solve mysteries for actor Joe Manganiello and football star Tony Gonzalez.

  • Original2/7/2023
  • FIYO906

Henry Louis Gates traces the roots of David Duchovny and Richard Kind to Jewish communities in Europe.

  • Original2/14/2023
  • FIYO907
And Still I Rise

Henry Louis Gates reveals the unexpected roots of activist Angela Y. Davis and statesman Jeh Johnson.

  • Original2/21/2023
  • FIYO908

Henry Louis Gates introduces trail-blazing journalists Jim Acosta and Van Jones to their ancestors.

  • Original3/28/2023
  • FIYO909

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