Genealogy Roadshow – Feb. 24

“Genealogy Roadshow” is having the finale for this season on Tuesday, Feb. 24th. This episode is going to be memorable stories from the first two seasons of the series. The episode airs on most PBS stations at 8 p.m. You can watch some of the episodes on the “Genealogy Roadshow” video page. They also have …

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Genealogy Roadshow – St. Louis (again)

This week Genealogy Roadshow is back in St. Louis but this time at historic Union Station. The team of genealogists uncover fascinating family stories from the River City. A musician hopes to find connections to a famous St. Louis jazz composer; two sisters explore links to a survivor of the legendary Donner party; an Italian-American woman …

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Genealogy Roadshow – New Orleans (again)

Genealogy Roadshow is back in New Orleans tonight. This time, the episode is filmed at the New Orleans Board of Trade. There is a man who hopes to recover family history that he lost in Hurricane Katrina. A woman learns of her family links to both sides of the  Civil War. A woman discovers the …

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Genealogy Roadshow – Philadelphia

Tonight on PBS at 8 p.m. (EST) is the third installment for this season of Genealogy Roadshow. This time the episode was filmed at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia with the same team of professional genealogists. In this episode Josh Taylor helps a ma who believes he may have viking ancestors. Kenyatta Beryy researches the …

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Genealogy Roadshow – St. Louis

Tonight on PBS at 8 p.m. (EST) is the second installment for this season of Genealogy Roadshow. This time the team of professional genealogists are at Saint Louis’ historic public library. There they uncover fascinating family stories from Missouri’s famous gateway city. A mystery writer discovers her mother has hidden a life-changing secret; a woman …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1964 – NBC

A lot of the returning shows on NBC had been running for a few years. So they had the fewest number of new shows. There are a couple of shows that hardly anyone can remember seeing. NBC ended up the the number TV show of the year in Bonanza. Profiles in Courage; Sunday at 7:00. …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1964 – CBS

CBS had solid rating for the previous year. In fact, 9 out of 10 of the top rated shows for the 1963-64 season were on CBS. Still, CBS had 11 new shows on the fall 1964 schedule. Most successful were a couple of half hour comedies. The biggest flops were a couple of new dramas. …

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WDYTYA – Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is being profiles on the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). Minnie didn’t know very much about her father’s family as her parents broke up when she was 6 years old. The press release for this episode say that she “unravels the deep family secrets her late father kept …

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