Who Do You Think You Are? is making a big move. NBC just announced the TV show will be returning to their network for its 11th season.
Executive produced by Lisa Kudrow, the docuseries follows celebrities as they explore and learn more about their family history. Guest stars have included Sarah Jessica Parker, Lionel Richie, Kelly Clarkson, America Ferrera, and Laverne Cox.
Who Do You Think You Are? initially premiered on NBC but has been running on TLC since 2013. NBC has ordered 13 episodes for season 11. You can read more info below:
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – May 6, 2019 – The Emmy Award-winning documentary series “Who Do You Think You Are?” returns to celebrate all new journeys of self-discovery, connection and diversity on NBC with 13 episodes. A new group of celebrities will celebrate culture and set sail on their mission to connect with their personal history.
From executive producers Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky and Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, the series returns to NBC at a time when ancestral and genealogical exploration is enjoying unprecedented popularity. Cutting-edge research tools and billions of digitized records from Ancestry will provide remarkable insights into the star’s background and illustrate the cultural mosaic that connects us all together.
“Dan and I could not possibly be happier to be back at NBC where we get to work with Paul Telegdy, George Cheeks and Meredith Ahr. It honestly feels like we’re back home,” said executive producer Lisa Kudrow.
“Now, more than ever, people are looking to connect with their ancestry to uncover a deeper understanding of who they are,” said Meredith Ahr, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. “We’re excited to once again travel around the world with some of our favorite celebrities as they get answers and surprises about family members who came before them.”
Each week a different celebrity will go on a poignant search to trace their family tree with the help of historians and experts, unlocking past mysteries and unbelievable real-life stories across the world and through time.
“Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, along with our team at Shed Media, have made ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ not only a great television show but a genre-defining brand. We are thrilled to come back home to NBC. It couldn’t be a more perfect fit,” said Mike Darnell, President, Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television.
“Who Do You Think You Are” will be produced by Shed Media and Is or Isn’t Entertainment. Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky, Pam Healey and Stephanie Schwam will executive produce.”
What do you think? Have you seen Who Do You Think You Are? Will you watch the upcoming season on NBC?
I LOVE watching this show and REALLY hope to get new episodes to watch. This show has inspired me to do mine and both my daughters’ DNA kits on ancestry and in doing that we found my oldest daughter’s father’s bio family. It’s an amazing thing.
great that it did finally return….but what of the other 7 episodes that were mentioned??
Well, it does come back on July 10th. However, it is starting out with Season 1. Super disappointed! All this hype for reruns!!
from wikipaedia…..”The show is set to premiere on July 10, 2022″
I have been hearing a rumor every now and then of WDYTYA returning to NBC but have yet to see this happen or any additional info to back it up….plz plz plz bring it back.. We need some wholesome television again like years past all that’s on now is political garbage
Hope someone will post when, where, and if these new episodes will ai.
I have been waiting and waiting for the return but so far, nothing. When will it return?
Will Who do You think You are ever return to TV? I really loved the series!
the big shame is that they made this statement in 2019, but nothing but fresh air since…..
I’m glad this show is coming back!
Definately will watch
Yes it’s one of my favorite show. Yes I will watch who you think you are
Who do you think you are is my favorite show! It makes me want to be able to find stories about my ancest
I love this show so much!! I watch Finding your roots, but Who do you think you Are is just so much more!!
I loved the show and I wish it would come back soon. I have been watching finding your roots which is similar but I still miss the show.
FYR is another show i love 🙂