Melissa Etheridge featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Melissa Etheridge digs into her French roots and finds a family shaken by a scandalous lawsuit on Who Do You Think You Are?, this Sunday, April 26th at 10/9c on TLC.

Melissa Etheridge digs into her French roots and finds a family shaken by a scandalous lawsuit; a turbulent relationship entangled with tragedy; and an adventuresome ancestor who prospered in colonial America. A new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airs this Sunday, April 26 at 10/9c on TLC.

Melissa goes on a journey to uncover her father’s maternal roots. She finds French Canadian ancestors who were embroiled in a bitter lawsuit against a man who got their teenage daughter pregnant and refused to marry her; but Melissa discovers there’s more to their story than she thought. Then she follows the trail of her 5x great-grandfather to colonial America, where he was a prosperous businessman and navigated the tumultuous times of the Revolutionary War.

The Melissa Etheridge episode airs on Sunday 26 April 2015, 10:00 pm Eastern / 9:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

Photo credit: Photo courtesy of TLC. Used by permission.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.

Bill Paxton featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Bill Paxton uncovers the life of an ancestor who was a war hero in an historic battle on Who Do You Think You Are?, this Sunday, April 19th at 10/9c on TLC.
Bill Paxton researches his paternal lineage, uncovering the life of an ancestor who was a war hero in an historic battle; and struggling with the morality of actions his four times great-grandfather took. This new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airs this Sunday, April 19 at 10/9c on TLC.

Bill Paxton sets off to research his paternal lineage during the Revolutionary War. Following thepath of his four times great-grandfather, Bill finds captivating, first-hand accounts of wartime battles and records of a man who helped shaped politics and society. But he struggles to reconcile this ancestor he admired with a man who skirted distressing moral boundaries.

The Bill Paxton episode airs on Sunday 19 April 2015, 10:00 pm Eastern / 9:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

Photo credit: Photo courtesy of TLC. Used by permission.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.

America Ferrera featured on Who Do You Think You Are? Sunday on TLC

Actress America Ferrera searches for a connection to her father, whom she barely knew, on Who Do You Think You Are?, this Sunday, April 12th at 10/9c on TLC.
For the first time ever, Who Do You Think You Are? heads to Honduras as actress America Ferrera sets out to search for a connection to her father, whom she barely knew. This new episode airs this Sunday, April 12 at 10/9c on TLC.

Throughout her journey, America uncovers the fascinating details of her paternal great grandfather, who was a General in the army and led numerous revolts against Honduran leaders to fight for the people’s rights.

The America Ferrera episode airs on Sunday 12 April 2015, 10:00 pm Eastern / 9:00 pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

Photo credit: Photo courtesy of TLC. Used by permission.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.