WDYTYA – Josh Groban

This Sunday (March 15th) on Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA) musician Josh Groban is searching for information on his ancestors. He ends up going to Germany to find out why his 8th great-grandfather, Johann Zimmerman, left Germany. Zimmerman was a singing teacher and a Deacon of his local church. At the same time …

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WDYTYA – Julie Chen

Who Do You Think You Are? returns to the TLC channel on Sunday, March 8th at 10pm (EST). The first person to look for ancestors this season is TV celebrity Julie Chen. She revealed on The Talk last year that her grandfather, Lou Gaw Tong, was a polygamist with 9 wives and eleven children. On …

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More Genealogy on TV

The TLC channel is having a show this weekend on adoption stories. Long Lost Family has two adoptees teaming up with hosts Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner to embark on an emotional journey that sees them through the ups and downs of trying to track down loved ones they’re so anxious to meet.   Christopher …

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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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