Roots

  • 1977
  • 1 Season

The landmark dramatization of Alex Haley's classic saga followed his ancestors from Africa into slavery and then to their freedom in the post-Civil War South. Americans watched in record numbers as the epic aired on eight consecutive nights and went on to receive an unprecedented 37 Emmy nominations (winning for nine, including Outstanding Limited Serie (more…)

Season 1 Episode Guide

Roots

Season 1, Episode 6

January 28, 1977

Roots

Season 1, Episode 5

January 27, 1977

Roots

Season 1, Episode 4

January 26, 1977

Roots

Season 1, Episode 3

January 25, 1977

The Complete Miniseries: Episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2

January 24, 1977

Roots

Season 1, Episode 1

January 23, 1977

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  • Premiered: January 23, 1977
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: The landmark dramatization of Alex Haley's classic saga followed his ancestors from Africa into slavery and then to their freedom in the post-Civil War South. Americans watched in record numbers as the epic aired on eight consecutive nights and went on to… (more)

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