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Who Do You Think You Are USA

New Zealand PremiereFridays at 8.30pm from August 28

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Powerful journey

The American version of this inspiring and informative series, based on the award-winning hit British show, takes viewers on a personal journey into the pasts of well-known US celebrities, sharing their emotion and surprise as they uncover the stories that lie at the heart of their family history.

This season features Kelly Clarkson (American Idol winner), Christina Applegate (Married with Children, Anchorman), Chelsea Handler (Comedian and talk show host), Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Chris O’Donnell (NCIS: Los Angeles), Cindy Crawford (former supermodel), Trisha Yearwood (country singer) and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory).

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Episode 5, Series 7

Wednesday November 29 at 9:30pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 5, Series 7

Thursday November 30 at 7:25am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday December 6 at 2:35pm

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker's journey reveals her family's roots set deep in American history.

Episode 6, Series 7

Wednesday December 6 at 9:30pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 6, Series 7

Thursday December 7 at 7:30am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday December 7 at 2:30pm

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields' family tree contains the mysteriously titled Madame Royale.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday December 8 at 2:30pm

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon researches her family history, including that of her enigmatic grandmother.

Episode 6, Series 7

Saturday December 9 at 5:40pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 6, Series 7

Sunday December 10 at 4:35am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday December 11 at 2:15pm

Lisa Kudrow

Actress Lisa Kudrow traces her roots in the US version of the celebrity genealogy series.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday December 12 at 2:35pm

Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick discovers the extent of his grandfather's bravery in Northern France.

Episode 6, Series 1

Wednesday December 13 at 2:20pm

Spike Lee

Director, producer and actor Spike Lee explores his family's slave origins.

Episode 7, Series 7

Wednesday December 13 at 9:30pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 7, Series 7

Thursday December 14 at 7:20am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 7, Series 1

Thursday December 14 at 2:10pm

Emmitt Smith

Football legend Emmitt Smith is intrigued by a family rumor that his paternal grandmother, Erma Lee Watson, had white ancestry.

Episode 7, Series 7

Saturday December 16 at 5:50pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 7, Series 7

Sunday December 17 at 5:00am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 8, Series 7

Wednesday December 20 at 9:30pm

Who Do You Think You Are? Us

Episode 8, Series 7

Thursday December 21 at 7:45am

Who Do You Think You Are? Us
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