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Season 8, Episode 5: Mexican Roots

MARIO LOPEZ is the consummate entertainer. He is the 2-time Emmy winning host of NBC’s “Access Hollywood,” and has over-all development deal with NBC/Universal. Lopez also produced and starred in the successful reboot of “Saved By The Bell” on Peacock. Season 2 will premiere this fall. Additionally, Lopez created and serves as executive producer of the Netflix scripted series "The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia." Mario currently hosts the national iHeart radio programs “On with Mario Lopez” and “iHeartRadio Countdown with Mario Lopez.” Lopez is a constant presence on the pop culture scene with a legion of fans across the board. Actor, NYT Best Selling author, producer and host, Lopez’s prolific career has made him one of the most sought-after personalities in entertainment today. Some of Lopez’s acting credits include This Is Us, Jane the Virgin, and Nip/Tuck among many others. In 2008, Mario Lopez made his Broadway debut as Zach in the revival of A Chorus Line where he met his wife Courtney. Mario and Courtney have three adorable kids, Gia, Dominic and Santino and 3 dogs, Julio, Oscar and Salvador.

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Episode Guide

Finding Your Roots Season Eight

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 21 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. Tuesdays at 8/7c.

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