The super popular genealogy based TV show, “Who Do You Think You Are?” has returned! Season 6 released its first episode on April 3, 2016. Each episode will be one hour long, and there are a total of six celebrities who will have their family history featured. You can find out more about the show, and each episode, on the TLC website.
“Who Do You Think You Are?” is co-produced by Lisa Kudrow (who was on the TV show “Friends”) and Dan Bucatinsky (who starred in ABC’s “Scandal”). The show “Who Do You Think You Are?” started in 2010. Ancestry.com is a research partner of the show.
Episode one of Season 6 features Ginnifer Goodwin, who played Diane Snyder on the “Ed” TV series. She played Margene Heffman on the “Big Love” TV series. More recently, she played Mary Margaret Blanchard on the “Once Upon a Time” TV series.
J.K. Rowling is the woman who wrote the incredibly popular Harry Potter book series. You may have seen some of the movies that were based on her books. On September 22, 2015, J.K. Rowling revealed the Pottermore website. It is described as “the digital heart of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World”.
Alfre Woodward played Dr. Roxanne Turner on the TV series “St. Elsewhere”. She also played Betty Applewhite on the “Desperate Housewives” TV series, and Ruby Jean Reynolds on the “True Blood” TV series. More recently, she played President Constance Payton on the “State of Affairs” TV series.
Bryan Cranston played Walter White on the popular “Breaking Bad” TV series. He also played Hal on the popular “Malcolm in the Middle” TV series. Bryan Cranston played Stan Grossman in the “Little Miss Sunshine” movie, and was the voice of Isamu Alva Dyson in the English version of the “Macros Plus” TV series.
Tom Bergeron is a producer and actor. He is known for the “Dancing With the Stars” TV series, the “Hollywood Squares” game show, and also for the “America’s Funniest Home Videos” TV show. Fans of the TV series “Star Trek: Enterprise” might have seen him playing a Cordian Ambassador and the Alien Trader D’Marr.
Episode 4 of Season 6 breaks from the usual format. It is titled “Into the Archives” and features three celebrities instead of just one. This episode contains pieces from previously aired episodes from earlier seasons of “Who Do You Think You Are?”
This episode might be somewhat less exciting for those who have seen the full episodes it was pieced together from (and who know the secrets that were revealed). On the other hand, this episode might inspire people who are new to the “Who Do You Think You Are?” TV series to dig into its older seasons.
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