The genealogy TV series “Who Do Think You Are?” was cancelled by NBC in 2012. For quite a while, there are have been rumors that the show would return on another network. Turns out that the rumors are true. WDYTYA will be airing on TLC starting on July 23. WDYTYA follows celebrities on an adventure to discover their family history.
The series will be produced by the same team as before; Shed Media , US and Is or Isn’t Entertainment. The main sponsor for the series will be Ancestry.com. A press release from Ancestry says that they “hope millions of Americans will see just how life-changing and rewarding genealogy can be and begin researching their own family history to make discoveries that tell them who they are and where they came from.”
Only 8 episodes have been filmed. Announced celebrities are Christina Applegate, Cindy Crawford, Zooey Deschanel, Chelsea Handler, and Kelly Clarkson.