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TLC Picks-Up ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

Number of New Episodes Ordered Not Confirmed

TLC has greenlit genealogy-themed “Who Do You Think You Are,” for a new season, premiering in spring 2018. Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, the series follows some of the most beloved and iconic celebrities as they embark on personal journeys of self-discovery by tracing their own family trees. Throughout this experience they learn the truth about old family secrets, discover the sometimes shocking revelations and ultimately make connections with the lives of their ancestors.

The series, which began on NBC on March 5, 2010 and moved to TLC in its fourth season, is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Structured Reality Program, its 3rdnomination in this category. Last year “Who Do You Think You Are?” won an Emmy for Outstanding Picture Editing for a Reality Program.

“Who Do You Think You Are?” is produced by Shed Media (a division of Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television) & Is Or Isn’t Entertainment for TLC. The series is based on an original format created by Wall to Wall Media and Alex Graham.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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