04:16 — A performance featuring Brandon Victor Dixon, and the cast of "Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed."
In the role of Roots' author Alex Haley, Laurence Fishburne fulfills a lifelong dream of being part of this iconic miniseries.
Sedale Threatt, Jr. describes the research and commitment he put into playing the role of Tom, the fourth generation of Kunta Kinte's family.
04:17 — The cast and crew of HANNIBAL provide a preview of what to expect from Will Graham, Jack Crawford and Dr. Hannibal Lector in Season 2.
Check out the official Roots music video “New Beginnings” performed by Poo Bear and Jingle Jared featuring video from HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laur (more…)
Check out the official Roots music video “Born This Way” performed by Poo Bear and Jingle Jared featuring video from HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laure (more…)
02:57 — LeVar Burton and Valerie Jarret discuss the generational impact of Roots at the White House.
02:01 — Watch Co-Executive Producer, Mark Wolper, discuss his connection to Alex Haley and his perspective on how our DNA makeup connects us all.
01:19 — Nearly 40 years after Roots made its TV debut, the groundbreaking miniseries has been rebooted. In 1977, the eight-part miniseries about slavery was a (more…)
02:02 — The story of Roots spans multiple generations, but the love and sacrifice for family and the importance of preserving tradition remains constant.
01:18 — The dark and haunting series "Hannibal" returns for a second season with more shocking revelations and psychological cat and mouse games. Will Graham (more…)
00:51 — Will's job begins to take a toll as he and Jack search for a killer who maims his victims to resemble angels.
01:32 — Malachi Kirby describes how Kunta Kinte offers hope and inspiration by holding onto his identity.
01:32 — Forest Whitaker describes how Fiddler discovers a sense of freedom through his bond with Kunta Kinte.
02:32 — Watch as LeVar and Malachi gain new understanding of their individual ancestries and lineage through their genetic makeups.
01:32 — Regé-Jean Page discusses his character Chicken George, Kizzy's charming and hopeful son.
01:31 — Laurence Fishburne isn't the only celebrity who can dish out sick burns. Documentarian Bobby Roberts has been known to burn some Kens himself.
01:01 — Investigating a grisly double-murder, Will's grip on reality grows increasingly tenuous.
- Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne III
- Birth Place: Augusta, GA
- Birthday: July 30, 1961, Leo
- Profession: Actor, Producer