TMDB Rating 7.5
IMDB Rating 7.8

Series Details

Seasons: 1

Total Episodes: 7

Creators: Alex Haley

Networks: ABC

Status: Ended

First Air Date: Feb 18, 1979

Recent Air Date: Feb 25, 1979

Run Time: m

In Production: No

Original Language: English

Age Rating: NR

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Watch Roots: The Next Generations


Roots: The Next Generations is a television miniseries, introduced in 1979, continuing, from 1882 to the 1960s, the fictionalized story of the family of Alex Haley and their life in Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA. This sequel to the 1977 miniseries is based on the last seven chapters of Haley's novel entitled Roots: The Saga of an American Family plus additional material by Haley. Roots: The Next Generations was produced with a budget of $16.6 million, nearly three times as large as that of the original.

Main Cast

James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones

Alex Haley

Age : 89 | Popularity : 24%

Dorian Harewood

Dorian Harewood

Simon Haley

Age : 69 | Popularity : 10%

Debbi Morgan

Debbi Morgan

Elizabeth Harvey

Age : 63 | Popularity : 4%

Lynn Hamilton

Lynn Hamilton

Cousin Georgia Anderson

Age : 90 | Popularity : 3%

Lynne Moody

Lynne Moody

Irene Harvey

Age : 70 | Popularity : 3%

Marc Singer

Marc Singer

Andy Warner

Age : 72 | Popularity : 8%

Kristoff St. John

Kristoff St. John

Alex Haley, Age 12

Age : 52 | Popularity : 7%

Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen

Branch Haley

Age : 70 | Popularity : 4%



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