Sunday, January 30, 2011

"Who Do You Think You Are?" TV Series Returns

NBC has announced it is starting Series 2 of "Who Do You Think You Are?" on February 4th at 7:00 pm. Should be another interesting season. This show is sponsored in part by

Travel through time and deep into the family stories of eight fascinating celebrities as they solve centuries-old mysteries, uncover long-lost family ties and make shocking discoveries about their ancestors.

Week 1: February 4th, NBC at 7 p.m.  -  Vanessa Williams
Vanessa will travel into her family's past with a visit to her father's final resting place.

Week 2:  February 11th, NBC at 7 p.m. -  Tim McGraw
This episode will show Tim's connection to George Washington

Week 3 and 7 (this was a repeat):  February 18th NBC at 7 p.m. - Rosie O'Donnell:  Rosie travels from Jersey City to Ireland on an emotional ride to discover her mother's roots.

Week 4 and 6 (this was a repeat):  February 25th NBC at 7 p.m. - Kim Cattrall:  Kim unlocks the 70-year-old mystery behind her grandfather's abandonment of his young family.

Week 5:  Lionel Ritchie:  Great music runs deep! Lionel unravels the ancestral mystery of his beloved grandmother, a music teacher.

Week 8:  Steve Buscemi:    March 25th at 7 p.m. - Follow Golden Globe winner Steve Buscemi as he travels from Brooklyn to Pennsylvania and on to the battlefields of Virginia in pursuit of an ancestor with a dark and mysterious past.

Others to be featured are:

Gwyneth Paltrow: on April 1, at 7 p.m. - She digs into her family's past and finds a surprising connection to her spiritual roots, a new appreciation for her great-grandmother and ancestors on the island of Barbados.

Ashley Judd on April 8 at 7 p.m. - Ashley sets out to discover the truth behind her family's tall tales.  Her search leads her to an ancestor who faced tragedy in the Union Army and an incredible connection to America's first settlers.

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