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12 min ago | Examiner.com

Deschanel, Applegate, and Clarkson find out who they are

TLC , The Learning Channel, has finally begun to live up to its name again by picking up NBC's ancestry-exploring reality show Who Do You Think You Are? Christina Applegate, on behalf of her dad Robert Applegate, wants to find answers to why Bob was raised by his grandfather and not his mother and father.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Christina Applegate, Celebrities, Trenton, NJ

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Discovers Dark Allegation in Family's Past

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is the latest celebrity to make a dark discovery about his family's past, courtesy of the TLC show Who Do You Think You Are? The Modern Family star learned early in his exploration into his family's history that his great-grandfather, on his father's side, was accused of murdering his own aunt.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Drama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: Sneak Peek at Jesse Tyler Ferguson on TLC's Who do You Think You are?

Last summer's season of Who Do You Think You Are? led some of the world's most famous celebrities to make remarkable discoveries - from finding they were descended from European royalty to learning that their ancestors were involved in wars that changed the course of America.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Emmy Awards

Broadway

Watch Broadway Alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson Uncover a Grim Account of...

Broadway alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson is on a mission to learn about his ancestors' troubled history.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Mon Jul 28, 2014

RTE.ie

Brendan O'Carroll cries over murdered grandfather

O'Carroll's episode is currently scheduled to air on BBC One on Thursday August 28, with exact time to be confirmed Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll breaks down in the new season of BBC's family tree series Who Do You Think You Are? when he is shown a gun similar to the one the Black and Tans used to kill his grandfather.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll's tears as he learns how grandad was shot dead

The star of Mrs Brown's Boys wept on TV when he was shown the gun used to murder Peter O'Carroll during the Irish War of Independence Devastated comedian Brendan O'Carroll broke down in tears when he was shown the gun used to murder his grandfather.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Rake lead Richard Roxburgh discovers an ancestor was busy in the slave trade

Before we get to Richard Roxburgh's shocking discovery about his great-great-grandfather - to be revealed in Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS this week - we must deal with two questions: Will there be another series of Rake ? And did the US version of Rake fail because Americans can't cope with a flawed hero, while Australians are happy to embrace ... (more)

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Related Topix: Richard Roxburgh, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Lisa McCune is shocked to discover her grandfather's attempted suicide

'My dad would never have been born. We would never be here': Lisa McCune's shock at discovering her estranged grandfather attempted suicide years before father's birth The King And I star, 43, speaks of her shock on her upcoming episode of SBS' Who Do You Think You Are when she discovers how close she came to never coming into existence.

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Related Topix: Lisa McCune, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Carnegie Mellon's Scott Sandage Helps "Modern...

Sandage, associate professor of history in CMU's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences , is a cultural historian who specializes in 19th century and the changing aspects of American identity.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Entertainment, Television, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

I4U Future Technology News

Lisa Kudrow talks about Who Do You Think You Are?

Lisa Kudrow is the executive producer of the show "Who Do You Think You Are?" and she got in touch with the media awhile back to state some very basic facts about the program.

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Related Topix: Friends, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Lisa Kudrow, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Daily Mail

Cynthia Nixon shocked at ancestor's on Who Do You Think You Are?

Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon is shocked to find her ancestor murdered her abusive husband with an axe It's always an emotional and surprising journey for celebrities on US genealogy TV show Who Do You Think You Are? However, actress Cynthia Nixon got more than she bargained for after finding out one of her ancestors was an axe murderer.

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Related Topix: Sex and the City, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Cynthia Nixon, Prison, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Tony's Kansas City

Miranda From 'Sex And The City' Discovers Dark Missouri Jailbird Connection

Cynthia Nixon is perhaps best known for her role as Miranda Hobbes on the show Sex and the City.

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Related Topix: Sex and the City, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Cynthia Nixon, Missouri State Penitentiary, State Prisons, Prison

Canada.com

TV show may reveal a Rachel McAdams connection to Ottawa

Rachel McAdams might have a deep family connection in Ottawa, but that tie will probably remain a mystery until her episode of TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" airs in August.

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Related Topix: The Time Traveler's Wife, Drama Movies, The Notebook, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Ottawa, Canada Travel, Emmy Awards, Rachel McAdams, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Cynthia Nixon Discovers A Relative Committed Murder

On Sex And The City's Cynthia Nixon played an attorney, but in real life she did a legal investigation into her ancestors and found some shocking information, RumorFix is reporting.

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Related Topix: Sex and the City, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Cynthia Nixon

OregonLive.com

TV Tonight: 'Extant'; 'Sex in the Wild'; 'Who Do You Think You Are?'; 'Suits'

In tonight's "Extant," Molly is still trying to conceal her pregnancy from her husband, John "Dark Temptations": The show that looks at creepy crime cases features a segment about Jerry Brudos, a serial killer with a shoe fetish, who committed his deadly crimes in the Salem area in the late 1960s.

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Access Hollywood

Dan Bucatinsky Digs Up History On 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Former "Scandal" star Dan Bucatinsky visits Access Hollywood Live to talk about his role as executive producer on TLC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" What can Dan reveal about Cynthia Nixon's emotional journey on the show? And, how does Dan get such big celebs involved in this series? Plus, have any of the "Scandal" cast reached out to Columbus Short ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Scandal, Columbus Short, Weather

Seattle Times

July 23 TV Picks: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ on TLC

This celebrity ancestry show is back for a fifth season with a premiere that looks into the lineage of actress Cynthia Nixon .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Sex and the City, Comedy, Drama, Cynthia Nixon

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NOLA.com

What's on TV tonight? 'Biloxi Memories,' 'BAPS,' 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Here's what's on TV tonight: " Biloxi Memories and the Broadwater Beach Hotel " is full of remembrances of family getaway trips to the Gulf Coast.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

E! Online

Lisa Kudrow on Becoming Valerie Cherish Once Again and The Comeback Pressures

In a matter of months, Valerie Cherish, one of the best - yes, really, one of the best - TV characters of all time will return to our screens in The Comeback after almost a 10-year absence.

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Related Topix: Web Therapy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Lisa Kudrow, Emmy Awards

WebWire

Hollywood & History in Who Do You Think You Are Series 10 on DVD - Pre Order Now

Who Do You Think You Are Series 10 is now available to pre order from Acorn DVD, as another raft of celebrities delve into their past to find out about the ancestors that made them who they are.

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