Fans of one of the most popular genealogy TV show will have something to be happy about very soon. “Who Do You Think You Are?” is about to release season 3. Which of the celebrities featured in this new season are you the most interested in learning about?
“Who Do You Think You Are”, for those who are unaware, is a mix of a genealogy/family history program and a show that digs into the lives of celebrities. Each episode focuses on the family tree of one, particular, celebrity. The celebrities are not warned ahead of time what the genealogists discovered about their ancestors. There can be a bit of a “surprise” or shock factor to the show.
Season 3 of “Who Do You Think You Are?” will premiere on Sunday, July 26, 2015. This season will feature five celebrities who want to learn more about their ancestors. This season is produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky.
Tom Bergeron, who has hosted several seasons of “America’s Funniest Home Videos”, as well as several seasons of “Dancing With the Stars”, will be featured in an episode of “Who Do You Think You Are” in season 3. He already knows that he has French Canadian roots on his paternal side. He wants to find out what brought his ancestors to North America.
Bryan Cranston, who played Walter White on “Breaking Bad”, and Hal, the father character on “Malcolm in the Middle”, will also appear on “Who Do You Think You Are?” season 3. The only information that has been revealed about his episode is that he finds an “unfortunate pattern” among the men in his family.
Ginnifer Goodwin, who played Mary Margaret Blanchard/ Snow White in “Once Upon A Time” will also be featured. She wanted to learn more about her mysterious paternal great grandparents. Her father doesn’t know much about them. It remains to be seen what is learned over the course of this episode.
Alfre Woodard, who played President Constance Payton on “State of Affairs”, and Ruby Jean Reynolds on “True Blood”, will also appear in “Who Do You Think You Are?” season 3. She wants to learn more about the ancestors on the paternal side of her family, and hopes to discover how her surname came to be.
J.K. Rowling, writer of the incredibly popular “Harry Potter” series of books, will also be featured this season. TLC is going to air the U.S. premiere of her episode from the UK version of the “Who Do You Think You Are?” show. In that episode, she sets out to uncover her maternal French roots. She ends up finding out that a family war story might not be what she thought. Military records reveal a surprise.
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