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; Chris O’Donnell

Chris O’Donnell is the next person to investigate his family on tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). After having roles in Scent of a Woman and Batman Forever (as Robin) Chris has moved over to TV with a starring role in NCIS: Los Angeles. Chris will even direct the first episode of …

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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 TV Series Coming Soon

“Who Do You Think You Are?” returns to NBC on Feb. 3rd in the same time slot as last year, Fridays at 8pm. The producers say that the series “leads celebrities on a journey of self-discovery as they unearth their family trees that reveal surprising, inspiring and even tragic stories that often are linked to …

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WDYTYA? – Friday Feb. 4

The second series of “Who Do You Think You Are?” starts this Friday, (Feb. 4) on NBC at 8 PM Eastern and Pacific time. All others check your local listings. This series follows celebrities as they discover interesting facts about some of their ancestors. This series is based on British series of the same name …

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2nd Seasons in 2011

Two genealogy TV programs will be back for second seasons in early 2011. “Who Do You Think You Are?” is the series that has stories of “celebrities” and their ancestors. For the 2nd season there will only be 8 episodes. Featured will be Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Rosie O’Donnell, Steve Buscemi, Kim Cattrall, Lionel Richie, …

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WDYTYA – on NBC schedule

I’ve said it before that I have used the upcoming genealogy program “Who Do You Think You Are?” as a running joke. It first was going to be broadcast in April 2009 and then summer of 2009. Then it showed up on NBC web pages as starting in the fall of 2009 but never actually …

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