Bounce TV announced today that it will premiere “Roots,” the milestone mini-series which chronicled the story of an African slave and his descendants, through American history. “Roots” is the epic saga of African-American life, based on author Alex Haley’s family line.
Bounce TV will air the eight-part series across five consecutive nights, Nov. 16-20 starting at 9:00 p.m. ET each night, and then present the complete mini-series for an all-day binge-watching marathon on Fri. Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Air dates and times follow below:
Weds. Nov. 16 Chapter One 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Thurs. Nov. 17 Chapter Two 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 18 Chapters Three/Four 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 19 Chapters Five/Six 9:00-12 Midnight
Sun. Nov. 20 Chapters Seven/Eight 9:00-12 Midnight
Day-After-Thanksgiving Marathon – Fri. Nov. 25
11:00 a.m. Chapter One
1:00 p.m. Chapter Two
3:00 p.m. Chapter Three
4:00 p.m. Chapter Four
5:00 p.m. Chapter Five
6:00 p.m. Chapter Six
8:00 p.m. Chapter Seven
9:00 p.m. Chapter Eight
All Times Eastern
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