Finding Your Roots, 2016

The PBS series “Finding Your Roots” returns for four weeks starting tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 5th. This is the series from Prof. Louis Henry Gates, Jr. from Harvard. He compares people of different background and finds what they have in common. The series is noted for using a lot of DNA information. The first episode features …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1965 – NBC

NBC had 15 new shows in the fall 1965 schedule. Most of them would only last one season. Still. NBC ended up the the number one TV show of the year with Bonanza. Branded; Sunday at 8:30. Chuch Connors stars as a disgraced Army Captain that was unjustly accused of cowardice. The series had started …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1965 – CBS

CBS had good ratings for the previous year. So they only had 8 new shows in prime time and 2 of those were series that came from another network. The links in the titles are to Wikipedia where you can find more information on each show. These were the new shows that aired in fall …

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WDYTYA – Tom Bergeron

Tom Bergeron is investigating his paternal roots on the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). Thst part of Tom’s family is French-Canadian. Whereas some of the celebrities on WDYTYA have been going back only a few generations, Tom is able to go back to his 10x great-grandparents in France. They faced …

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