Retracing Missteps On Affleck's 'Finding Your Roots' Episode
PBS announced Wednesday it was postponing the third season of "Finding Your Roots" in light of producers hiding Ben Affleck's slave-owning ancestor.By Cliff Judy | June 25, 2015
PBS has suspended the popular show "Finding Your Roots" after the revelation the show's producers omitted the fact one of Ben Affleck's ancestors owned slaves.
The decision is an about-face for PBS after more than two months of speculation over what would happen to the series hosted by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Video via University of California Television)
"Did you ever hear these names?" Gates asked in the episode featuring Affleck.