NBC Announced Return of "Roots Less Traveled"

NBC and Litton Entertainment announced that “The More You Know,” NBC’s Daytime Emmy award-winning-three-hour Saturday morning programming block, returned for its sixth season on October 2, 2021.

With that comes the return of “Roots Less Traveled”, hosted by Faruq Tauheed. Each week, in partnership with Ancestry, the series features relatives as they set out on an adventure to discover stories in their family tree.

From cousins who discover their ties to the Underground Railroad, to siblings who unveil the incredible accomplishments of their Japanese American family during WWII, to a mother and daughter who learn about their ancestor’s emancipation and subsequent service during the Civil War, viewers will witness these families grow closer as they learn how their past has helped shape their present.

Follow along as Ancestry empowers real people to make exciting discoveries about their heritage. Catch up on last season and tune in to “Roots Less Traveled” on NBC and NBC.com each week for new episodes.

“Roots Less Traveled” is a live-action, half-hour television program designed to meet the educational and informational needs of children aged 13-16. “Roots Less Traveled” follows two family members, often from different generations, as they gain a newfound understanding and respect for each other on their quest to learn more about their family history.

Each on “Roots Less Traveled”, a new pair will set out on an adventure to solve a mystery in their family tree. From rumors of a relative who sailed on the Titanic to stories of homesteaders forging a new path for future generations, the “Roots Less Traveled” duo will discover the truth behind the tales that have been passed down in their family while viewers learn the personal stories behind notable historic moments.

Viewers will be taken on a literal journey to unique places around the globe, learning more about the culture and history of these significant locations and events that happened there. Throughout this experience, you will witness these family members grow closer as they gain wisdom not only about themselves but also about how their past has helped shape their present.

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