Roots: The Next Generations is a 1979 (February 18, 1979 – February 24, 1979) 7-part television miniseries produced by Stan Margulies, that continues the story of the family of Alex Haley from the 1880s, and their life in Henning, Tennessee, to the 1960s, with Haley researching his family history and his travels to Africa to learn of his alleged ancestor, Kunta Kinte. This sequel to the 1977 miniseries is based on the last seven chapters of Haley's fictional novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family and additional material by him.
John Erman (eps. 1, 3, 4, 7) Charles S. Dubin (ep. 2) Georg Stanford Brown (ep. 5) Lloyd Richards (ep. 6)
Starring: James Earl Jones Dorian Harewood Irene Cara Georg Stanford Brown Stan Shaw Debbi Morgan