Finding Your Roots – Season 3 – Episode 3 – Now Available for Online Viewing

The 3rd episode of Season 3 of Finding Your Roots featuring Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans is now available for viewing online at PBS

Finding Your Roots – Episode 3, Season 3 – In Search of Freedom

In the current season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode featured Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans. The episode is entitled I Search of Freedom and can now be viewed online – click here to access the video. Video access expires on February 16, 2016.

Upcoming Episodes of Finding Your Roots

The fourth episode of Season 3, entitled Tragedy + Time = Comedy, is scheduled for next Tuesday evening, 26 January 2016, and features Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader. Check the listings for your local PBS station – most stations will air the episode at 8:00 pm.

Here is the schedule of upcoming episodes for Season 3 of Finding Your Roots:

  • January 26, 2016 – Tragedy + Time = Comedy: Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America’s funniest men. Featuring Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader.
  • February 2, 2016 – Visionaries: Business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry learn about their ancestors.
  • February 9, 2016 – War Stories: Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain explore the military service of their families.
  • February 16, 2016 – Family Reunions: DNA technology uncovers the family mysteries of hip hop legends Sean Combs and LL Cool J.
  • February 23, 2016 – The Pioneers: Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem and Sandra Cisneros learn about their pioneering ancestors.

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Finding Your Roots – Season 3, Episode 3 – on PBS Tonight!

Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans learn ancestors struggled for freedom tonight on Finding Your Roots – Season 3, Episode 3 – on PBS!

Catch Finding Your Roots Season 3, Episode 3 on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom, and how each of these cultural trailblazers gain a new understanding of how they fit into this proud trajectory.

Visit the Finding Your Roots site at PBS here for more information!

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Finding Your Roots – Season 3 – Episode 2 – Now Available for Online Viewing

Season 3 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. debuts on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 on PBS - check your local listings for the exact time!

Finding Your Roots – Episode 2, Season 3 – The Irish Factor

In the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode featured Soledad O’Brien, Bill O’Reilly and Bill Maher. The episode is entitled The Irish Factor and can now be viewed online – click here to access the video. Video access expires on February 9, 2016.

Upcoming Episodes of Finding Your Roots

The third episode of Season 3, entitled In Search of Freedom, is scheduled for next Tuesday evening, 19 January 2016, and features Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Check the listings for your local PBS station – most stations will air the episode at 8:00 pm.

Here is the schedule of upcoming episodes for Season 3 of Finding Your Roots:

  • January 19, 2016 – In Search of Freedom: Learn how the ancestors of Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenen Ivory Wayans struggled for freedom.
  • January 26, 2016 – Tragedy + Time = Comedy: Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America’s funniest men. Featuring Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader.
  • February 2, 2016 – Visionaries: Business mogul Richard Branson and architects Maya Lin and Frank Gehry learn about their ancestors.
  • February 9, 2016 – War Stories: Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and John McCain explore the military service of their families.
  • February 16, 2016 – Family Reunions: DNA technology uncovers the family mysteries of hip hop legends Sean Combs and LL Cool J.
  • February 23, 2016 – The Pioneers: Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Steinem and Sandra Cisneros learn about their pioneering ancestors.

©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.