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Finding Your Roots, Season 8 10x52

Renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns for a new season of Finding Your Roots. Using genealogical detective work and cutting-edge DNA analysis, Gates guides twenty-one influential guests deep into the branches of their family trees, revealing surprising stories of love, hardship, and triumph that transcend borders and merge to form an American root system fortified by its diversity.

The season features actors Pamela Adlon, Amy Carlson, Terry Crews, Tony Danza, Raúl Esparza, Kathryn Hahn, Rebecca Hall, John Legiuzamo, Regina King and Lena Waithe; Broadway stars Nathan Lane and Leslie Odom, Jr; superstar chef David Chang; talk show host and author Mario Lopez; journalists Erin Burnett and André Leon Talley; producers Lee Daniels and Damon Lindelof; comedian Melissa Villaseñor; and activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill.