New TV Shows of Fall 1967 – ABC

It is that time of year again. Time for new shows on your TV. Seeing as this blog is about historical things, I will be reporting about the new shows from 50 years ago. Only one of these shows is still on in syndication while most are just a memory. The links in the titles …

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WDYTYA – Julie Bowen

Emmy Award winning actress, Julie Bowen is investigating her family tonight on Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). Julie has been playing Claire Dunphy on the comedy Modern Family since 2009. Julie visits Chicago to research her maternal great-grandfather Charles Daniel Frey, who started his own advertising agency in 1910 after working for the …

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WDYTYA – Courteney Cox

A new season of Who Do You Think You Are? starts this Sunday night on TLC. The first person to find her ancestors is Courteney Cox, formerly from Friends. The genealogists are able to trace her ancestors back 700 years. She gets to see original parchment document that tel that her 18 times great-grandfather, Thomas …

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