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History Channel Remaking Famous TV Miniseries Roots

History Channel has acquired the rights to the famous TV miniseries Roots, Deadline.com reports. The 12-hour miniseries, based on the 1976 novel by Alex Haley, debuted on ABC the following year. The finale still holds the record as the third-highest-… Read more

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Murder In the First
Based on the true story that made history, a convict is put on trial for murdering a fellow inmate and the young, inexperienced lawyer assigned to him (more…)
Roots: Cultural Connector
01:32 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
Roots: Empowerment
01:32 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
Roots Season 1
A four-night, eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and (more…)

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