NBC Announces the Return of “Roots Less Traveled” This Fall in Partnership with Ancestry®
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NBC and Litton Entertainment today announced that “The More You Know,” NBC’s Daytime Emmy award-winning three-hour Saturday morning programming block, returns 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 family members 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.