NBC has just announce that they will be renewing the US version of Who Do You Think You Are? for a third season, to run in 2011-2012. Thanks to Susan Petersen of Long Lost Relatives for breaking the story this morning!
Quoting from the press release:
Season two of “Who Do You Think You Are?” is off to a solid start, averaging a 1.4 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 7.0 million viewers overall over its first two weeks, making it NBC’s #1 Friday series so far this season in total viewers. Over those opening two weeks, “Who Do You Think You Are?” was #1 in the time period in all key female demos while scoring NBC’s highest 18-49 and total-viewer results in the Friday 8-9 p.m. (ET) slot since October 8. Upcoming episodes will feature Kim Cattrall, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lionel Richie, Ashley Judd and Steve Buscemi.
This is great news for genealogists, family historians and the genealogy industry!
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