New TV Shows of Fall 1963 – CBS

CBS had the biggest ratings for the previous season and thus only had the least number of new shows for the fall 1963 season. The links in the titles are to Wikipedia to where you can find more information on each show. These were the new shows that aired (All times Eastern Time Zone): My …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1963 – ABC

In the fall of 1963 ABC added 11 new shows. Like every new TV season some failed and some ended up running for a few years See how many of these shows from the fall 1963 schedule that you remember or have seen in syndication. (All times Eastern Time Zone) The links in the titles …

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Favorite WDYTYA Episode?

This season of Who Do You Think You Are? is over. We had various kinds of stories this season. Cindy Crawford was able to trace her genealogy back over a century to Charlemagne. Jim Parsons traced his family back to France in the 1700s. Chelsea Handler found a connection in Germany in WWII that she …

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WDYTYA: Trisha Yearwood

Country Music star Trisha Yearwood is going to be investigating her ancestors on tonight’s Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). Since coming to fame in 1991, Trisha has won 3 Grammy Awards, 3 CMA Awards and , two Academy of Country Music Awards. Aside from her success in music, Trasha has also ventured into …

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WDYTYA; Cindy Crawford

Tonight on Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA) Cindy Crawford searches for her ancestors. Her ancestors came from New England so she goes to the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston. There she finds that she is distantly related to a famous Heminway. She is able to trace her ancestry  back to Thomas …

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WDYTYA: Zooey Deschanel

Tonight on Who Do You Think You Are?, Zooey Deschanel  investigates the family story tf an abolitionists in her father’s Quaker family background. Deschanel discovered that her 3th great grandmother, Sarah Pownall, was involved in the underground railroad. While learning about her family, Deschanel visits the Friends (Quaker) Historical Library in Swarthmore, Penn. Back on …

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WDYTYA; Chelsea Handler

Comedian Chelsea Handler is the celebrity that is next to discover her roots on Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). It already has released that Chelsea discovers that her grandfather, Karl Stoecker was in the German Army during WWII. I think that there is probably more to the story that hasn’t been released. Chelsea …

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Genealogy Roadshow starts in Sept.

A new genealogy program will be on PBS starting in September. Genealogy Roadshow  will visit 4 cities to film stories that are described as part detective story and part emotional journey. Each episode will feature multiple stories including connections to figures in American history, debunked histories, and some  emotional stories. Filming just began last week …

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