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What to Watch on Tuesday: ‘Finding Your Roots’ shows challenges faced by immigrant ancestors

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., left, with Kal Penn while taping “Finding Your Roots.”
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., left, with Kal Penn while taping “Finding Your Roots.” McGee Media/Ark Media

Finding Your Roots (8 p.m., PBS / UNC-TV) - Marisa Tomei, Kal Penn and Sheryl Sandberg learn about the challenges faced by their immigrant ancestors, who came to America from Italy, India and Russia. Hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2019 (8 p.m., CBS) - Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah host a countdown of the best Super Bowl commercials. Super Bowl LIII airs this Sunday at 6:30 p.m. on CBS.

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