Today’s brightest personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the sixth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series “Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. New episodes air Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on Arizona PBS.
Oct. 13: “Fashion’s Roots”
New — Henry Louis Gates, Jr. steps into the world of fashion and meets three icons of style: Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez and RuPaul Charles, introducing ancestors who were just as audacious as they are. Watch online.
Oct. 20: “DNA Mysteries”
New — Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA detective work to solve mysteries in the family trees of actor Tea Leoni and radio host Joe Madison, introducing each of them to parents and grandparents whose names they’ve never heard before.