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Finding Your Roots, Season 6 10x52

The sixth season of Finding Your Roots features twenty-seven fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields—with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Among them are actors Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, and Sterling K. Brown; ground-breaking director Jordan Peele, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi; acclaimed journalists Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell; musicians Queen Latifah and Jon Batiste; legendary fashion designers Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and Zac Posen; as well as a host of other luminaries, including Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Marc Maron, Eric Stonestreet, Issa Rae, Amy Ryan, and Justina Machado. Some of the guests whose stories we will revisit this season include actors Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, and Marisa Tomei; journalist Lisa Ling; radio talk-show host Joe Madison; musician Questlove; and late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel.