JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (US) Finding Your Roots Announces Their New Season- Through Fall of 2020 #general

Jan Meisels Allen

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has announced their upcoming
series. There will be two new episodes in October 2019-(followed by five
encore presentations) , eight new episodes starting in January 2020 and
another six episodes in October 2020. Some of the episodes will revisit
previous episodes. They will all appear on PBS-check your local station
directory for your local PBS station. The new season premieres on October
8, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET. Check your local listings for time in your home town.

There will be 27 celebrities stories. At least four have Jewish roots:
Diane von Furstenberg, Jeff Goldblum , Marc Maron, and Zac Posen.

The 27 celebrities are:
Melissa McCarthy, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae, Justina Machado, Sasheer Zamata,
Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston, Gayle King, Nancy Pelosi, RuPaul, Zac
Posen, Terry Gross, Marc Maron, Jeff Goldblum, Eric Stonestreet, Queen
Latifah, Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Ryan, Sterling K. Brown, Jon
Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg ,Norah O'Donnell, Questlove, Jimmy Kimmel
and more.

To read more and see which episode features which celebrity see:

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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