'Who Do You Think You Are?' Sets Season Return With NBC
Who Do You Think You Are? is returning to NBC for an all-new season.
The network announced in a press release Monday the series will explore celebrity genealogies in 13 new episodes.
Also on board for new episodes are Josh Duhamel, Matthew Morrison, and Regina King.
"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," Kudrow said.
Who Do You Think You Are? follows various stars as they uncover their personal history. The celebrities trace their family tree with the help of historians and other experts.
"Now, more than ever, people are looking to connect with their ancestry to uncover a deeper understanding of who they are," Ahr said. "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."
Plus, she says of participants like Josh Duhamel, '[they] can’t escape the impact of the events that influenced their ancestors’ lives.'
"Yippee!" she wrote.
Who Do You Think You Are? initially had a three-season run on NBC from 2010 to 2012. The series aired for eight additional seasons on TLC from 2013 to 2018.
The 'Two and a Half Men' star learns his ancestor came to the US under harrowing circumstances.
Kudrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Spike Lee, Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin Sheen, Kelly Clarkson, Cindy Crawford, Jim Parsons, Julie Chen, J.K. Rowling, Bryan Cranston, Courteney Cox and Mandy Moore are among the stars who have appeared in previous seasons.
By Annie Martin
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.