Roots : The Next Generations

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Roots: The Next Generations

Roots : The Next Generations

First Air Date: February 18, 1979

First Aired on    :   1979
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Alex Haley
Networks    :   ABC
Genres    :   Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   7 episodes in 1 Seasons

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.

Roots: The Next Generations on IMDb 7.6


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Season 1 (1979)

7 episodes

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Specials (1)

1 episodes

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