Roots: The Complete Miniseries

Season 1 Episode 1

Part 1 Roots: The Saga of An American Family

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 23, 1977 on ABC



  • Notes

    • The miniseries Roots won Emmy awards in 1977 for "Outstanding Limited Series", "Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing for a Series" (Larry Carow, George Fredrick, Colin Mouat, Larry Neiman, Dave Pettijohn, Paul Bruce Richardson, Don Warner), "Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (dramatic underscore) " (Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones), and "Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series" (Neil Travis), all under the title of ABC Novel for Television: Roots.