Posts Tagged: Roots

‘Roots’ Remake Pulls In Strong Ratings

The premiere episode of “Roots Reimagined” pulled in 5.3 million viewers Monday night. The miniseries ran simultaneously on The History Channel, A & E and Lifetime. The updated version of “Roots” is the most watched scripted miniseries premiere since “The Bible” and “Bonnie & Clyde” in 2013. The NBA on TNT also set a record… Read more »

Snoop Dogg Says Boycott Roots Remake?

Snoop Dogg is throwing major shade at History Channel for producing the remake of Alex Hailey’s ‘Roots’. The rapper and actor has called for a boycott of  the mini-series saying “I’m sick of this “Ish”. I am sorry but I disagree, these are the stories of our history and obviously there are many young Black… Read more »

‘Roots’ Reimagined Premieres Memorial Day

With the epic success of “Underground” on WGN America, there is a new generation that should be interested and could benefit from a very important history lesson. Its an often overlooked part of American History and starts from the beginning with Alex Hailey’s  “Roots”. “Roots” will air on the History Channel  Memorial Day at 9pm… Read more »