Finding Your Roots Season 9: When is it releasing and updates to know?

“Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a docu-series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that was first launched on PBS on March 25, 2012. In each episode, well-known faces are introduced with a “book of life” that is assembled with data studied by experienced genealogists that permits them to think of their ancestral records, comprehend familial relations and find out secrets about their ancestry.


The series has so far spawned a total of eight seasons and is well-received by the audience. So it’s no surprise for the series to return with the ninth season which is already on its way. To know more about Season 9 of Finding Your Roots, read this post till the end.


Release Date For Season 9 of Finding Your Roots


It’s been officially confirmed that a ninth season of Finding Your Roots is scheduled to be out on January 3, 2023, on PBS.


The new season will consist of ten episodes and will feature 21 celebrities. The upcoming tenth part series will explore ancestry histories of Jim Acosta, Carol Burnett, Jamie Chung, Brian Cox, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Angela Davis, Viola Davis, David Duchovny, Tony Gonzalez, Jeh Johnson, Van Jones, Richard Kind, Cyndi Lauper, Joe Manganiello, Tamera Mowry, Niecy Nash, Edward Norton, Julia Roberts and Danny Trejo


What To Expect From Season 9 of Finding Your Roots? 


The next season of Finding Your Roots underscores the genealogical backdrops and ancestral tales of distinguished guests that enabled them to specify who they are today. The season features famous actors including Jamie Chung (Lovecraft Country), Brian Cox (Succession), Billy Crudup (The Morning Show), Claire Danes (Homeland), Jeff Daniels (American Rust), Viola Davis (The Woman King), David Duchovny (The X-Files), Richard Kind (Inside Out), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Tamera Mowry (The Real), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman, Ticket to Paradise), and Danny Trejo (Machete); pop artist Cyndi Lauper; funny persons Carol Burnett and Niecy Nash; athlete and sports commentator Tony Gonzalez; correspondents Jim Acosta and Van Jones; activist Angela Davis; and statesman Jeh Johnson.


The show will be hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who also serves as an executive producer. Gates is a professor at the Alphonse Fletcher University and director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University.


Gates states, “I am deeply proud of this series – and especially this season. I think it is so important today to show what we have in common, as Americans, and as human beings, despite our apparent differences. The stories we find in our guests’ family trees demonstrate – repeatedly – that we are a fundamentally blended nation that draws strength from our diversity.”


Collecting the vast family trees and ancestral descriptions alongside series host and professor Gates are DNA professional CeCe Moore and genealogists Nick Sheedy and Kimberly Morgan, who jointly have unraveled hundreds of secrets and reconnected countless lost relatives over the past twenty years.


Where To Watch Finding Your Roots?


All the previous seasons of Finding Your Roots are available to watch on Prime Video, Apple TV, or Vudu.


Finding Your Roots Season 9 Trailer 


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