Watch the epic, century-spanning saga of Alex Haley’s family with Roots and Roots: The Next Generation this weekend on BET.
Roots tells the story of the journey of Alex Haley’s family from Africa to America, from slavery to freedom. An incredible cast, which includes Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Maya Angelou and LeVar Burton, helps make Roots a must-see event for any generation.
Roots: The Next Generation stars Avon Long as Chicken George, and picks up where the original series left off. See show times below.
Sat 2/16 -- Roots Pt I at 3:00P/2:00C, and Pt II at 5:30P/4:30C. Pt I encore at 10P/9C and Pt II encore at 12:30A/11:30C.
Sun 2/17 -- Roots: Pt III at 9:30A/8:30C, Pt IV at 12P/11C, Pt. V at 2:30P/1:30C, Pt. VI at 5P/4C
Roots: The Next Generation Pt I at 7:30P/6:30C
Mon 2/18 -- Roots: The Next Generation Pt II at 8:00A/7:00C, Pt III 10:30A/9:30C, Pt IV at 1P/12C, Pt V at 3:30P/2:30C, Pt VI at 6P/5C, Pt VII at 8:30P/7:30C.