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Pamela Adlon


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Season 8, Episode 4: Things We Don't Discuss

Pamela Adlon is an Emmy®-winning, critically-acclaimed actor, writer, producer, and director with one of the most distinct and celebrated voices across today’s television landscape. Her current semi-autobiographical, award-winning FX comedy series, Better Things, won a 2016 Peabody Award for her raw, insightful voice and unapologetic, elevated commentary on motherhood, feminism and the complexity of modern life. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy®, Golden Globe, and Writer’s Guild Awards for her work on Better Things and on FX’s hit show Louie. She is a prolific actress and voice actor with a long list of noteworthy roles on eminent TV shows, including her role as “Marcy” on Showtime’s Californication. and voicing the character of “Bobby Hill” on Mike Judge’s animated series King of the Hill, for which she won the 2002 Emmy® for “Outstanding Voice-Over Performance.” Her breadth of venerated work on and off screen makes her one of the most esteemed and well-regarded voices in entertainment. 

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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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