Posts Tagged: TV

Check Out This Genealogy Programming for TV

You probably know that in recent years there have been numerous programs on television about genealogical and family history research.  The other day, I did a Google search for “genealogy on tv” and was rewarded with a surprisingly large number of “hits.” Many involved “Who Do You Think You Are?” the series that recently concluded

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WDYTYA Kicks Off New Season on Wednesday, July 23, on TLC

Who Do You Think You Are? the genealogical and family history series returns on TLC on this coming Wednesday, July 23. The first episode features Cynthia Nixon, winner of Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards who is perhaps best known from TV’s “Sex and the City.” Cynthia searches for answers in her paternal line, and truth

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Want To Be On Genealogy Roadshow? Here’s First Step

We don’t know how the first season of Genealogy Roadshow (GR) was put together. If you watched the inaugural season on your local PBS station, you know that four cities were featured–Nashville, Detroit, San Francisco, and Austin, TX–and subjects came to a historic landmark building in each city to be presented with genealogical research results

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Behind the Scenes at Who Do You Think You Are?

Have you been watching the latest season of “Who Do You Think You Are?” on TLC? Recently, I learned that one of the genealogists that did background work on the first episode, featuring Kelly Clarkson and her Civil War ancestor, was Deb Deal, OGS Trustee. She told me that she was hired to do about

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WDYTYA Cast Is Revealed by NBC; Series Kicks Off on Feb 3

I’m looking forward to Season Three of Who Do You Think You Are, the genealogically oriented reality show broadcast on NBC. I missed the announcement of the “cast” which was revealed back on January 6. If you didn’t see the news release on another blog, I’m reproducing it below. You also might want to check

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