What Will Julie Chen Discover on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Watch Julie Chen on the new season premiere of Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC Sunday March 8, 2015 10pm Eastern / 9pm Central.

Don’t forget to watch the new season premiere of Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC tonight featuring Julie Chen, host of “The Talk” and “Big Brother.”

Julie Chen never knew her maternal grandfather; he died long before Julie was born. All she had heard was that he was a wealthy playboy with a rags-to-riches story. Julie sets out for rural China to learn more about his life and uncovers a dramatic tale.

The season premiere episode airs on Sunday 8 March 2015 10:00pm Eastern / 9:00pm Central on TLC. Check your local television listings for the exact time in your location.

©2015, copyright Thomas MacEntee.

Who Do You Think You Are? Sweepstakes Begins March 8th

Get ready for the Who Do You Think You Are? Sweepstakes at TLC and you could win get the "Hollywood treatment" for your own family history!

Mark your calendars! Not only does the new season of Who Do You Think You Are? return to TLC on Sunday 8 March 2015, but there’s a brand new contest too!

In the “Be a Who Do You Think You Are? Star” Sweepstakes, you could discover your roots like a celebrity, plus have a red carpet experience! Win a trip for two to your family’s homeland and access to a personal genealogical historian provided by Ancestry.com. You’ll also get start treatment at a Hollywood movie premiere.

Grand Prize:

  • Trip for two to your ancestral homeland and $2,000 in spending money
  • Personal historian to guide you on your journey
  • Trip for two to Hollywood to attend a movie premiere
  • Ancestry products including a DNA Kit and World Explorer membership
  • Plus weekly prizes!

Starting on Sunday 8 March 2015, visit http://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are/sweepstakes-2015/ and enter to win!

TLC Reveals Celebrities for Spring 2015 Season of Who Do You Think You Are?

TLC has revealed the list of celebrities for the Spring 2015 season of Who Do You Think You Are? which starts on 8 March 2015!


New episodes return Sunday, March 8 at 10/9c

Who Do You Think You Are? returns this spring to give eight new celebrities a unique opportunity to dig into their roots and learn more about their family history. The two-time Emmy nominated series is Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky. New episodes begin Sunday, March 8 at 10/9c.

Today TLC announces the additional featured contributors for the upcoming episodes:

  • Melissa Etheridge, who heads to Quebec to trace the history of her paternal side, learns about the scandalous marriage of her 6x great-grandparents.
  • America Ferrera, who brings the series to Honduras for the first time ever, learns about the father she barely knew, and unravels her great-grandfather’s role in the violent Central American political system.
  • Tony Goldwyn, who is familiar with his prestigious paternal Hollywood lineage, but knows little about his mother’s side of the family. In his episode, he comes to learn about his 3x great-grandparents, who fought for women’s rights and westward expansion.
  • Josh Groban, who discovers his 8x great-grandfather was a highly educated and renowned scientist that studied astronomy, and was quoted by Isaac Newton himself.

Previously announced celebrity contributors include Julie Chen, Angie Harmon, Bill Paxton and Sean Hayes. The episodic air order is currently scheduled as:

  • March 8 – Julie Chen
  • March 15 – Josh Groban
  • March 22 – Angie Harmon
  • March 29 – Sean Hayes
  • April 5 – Tony Goldwyn
  • April 12 – America Ferrera
  • April 19 – Bill Paxton
  • April 26 – Melissa Etheridge

Ancestry, the world’s largest online family history resource, is teaming up again with TLC as a sponsor of the upcoming season. As part of the show sponsorship, Ancestry provides exhaustive family history research on each of the featured celebrities, which is used to build out the story of each episode.

The series is produced for TLC by Shed Media and Is or Isn’t Entertainment, and is based on an original format created by Wall to Wall Media and Alex Graham. More information can be found at TLC.com/WDYTYA. ‘Like’ Who Do You Think You Are? on Facebook.com/WDYTYA and follow @WDYTYA on Twitter.

About TLC

Offering remarkably relatable real-life stories without judgment, the network celebrates the reality that “everyone needs a little TLC.” TLC’s hit series share everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life’s milestone moments such as wedding-themed programs anchored by Say Yes to the Dress. In 2014, TLC was a top 10 cable network with women, with 30 series averaging 1 million P2+ viewers or more, including two series that averaged 3 million P2+ viewers or more: 19 Kids and Counting and The Little Couple.

TLC is a global brand available in more than 95 million homes in the US and 303 million households in 190 markets internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content.  Fans can also interact with TLC through social media on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and @TLC on Twitter as well as On Demand services, YouTube and mobile platforms. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA,DISCB, DISCK), the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching more than 3 billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.