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FINDING YOUR ROOTS: All in the Family

actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison
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Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand now with KPBS Passport!

This episode reveals the family stories of actor Ty Burrell, and radio host Joe Madison. Madison receives startling family news, and series host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. learns his own DNA story.

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Also a look at how a summer camp for children is using genetic genealogy to help young people better understand their burgeoning identities.

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Catch up! Watch Seasons 5-8 on KPBS Passport now. Watch Season 1: Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

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Explore and share your family histories via social media, using the hashtag #FindingYourRoots.


FINDING YOUR ROOTS is on Facebook. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is on Facebook, Instagram + @HenryLouisGates on Twitter

About Season 5:

Season 5 features an array of celebrated guests who are cultural trailblazers with fascinating family stories, including Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei; Emmy and Golden Globe Award winners Laura Linney and S. Epatha Merkerson; and actors Michael K. Williams, Andy Samberg, Chloë Sevigny and Kal Penn.

This season also includes superstar author George R.R. Martin; acclaimed journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry, Joe Madison and Lisa Ling; bestselling author and Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg; TV hosts Seth Meyers and Michael Strahan; artists Marina Abramovic and Kehinde Wiley; politicians Marco Rubio, Tulsi Gabbard and Paul Ryan; Academy Award-winning filmmakers Alejandro Innaritu and Michael Moore; and comedians Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman.


A production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Ark Media. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the writer, host, and executive producer. Dyllan McGee and Peter Kunhardt are executive producers. Dalton Delan and Anne Harrington are executive producers in charge for WETA. Bill Gardner is the executive in charge for PBS. Sabin Streeter of Ark Media is the senior producer. Hanna Olson is the series producer. Hazel Gurland-Pooler and Sabin Streeter are directors.