The U.S. Public Broadcasting System television network is airing a four part series on African American genealogy for Black History Month (February). It is called "African American Lives" and is hosted by Henry Louis Gates. Renowned genealogy expert Tony Burroughs will appear in three of the four episodes.
The first two hours will air Wednesday February 1st and the second two hours will air on Wednesday, February 8th. However, PBS stations in different cities frequently air programs on different days and different times from what the network announces. Check your local listings at http://www.pbs.org/tvschedules for details.
More information can be found on the PBS website: http://www.pbs.org/previews/africanamericanlives