Failed Genealogy TV Pilots

Old Broken TV

Just a reminder to watch Genealogy Roadshow tonight on PBS! But what about all those proposed television shows that never made it past the pilot stage? Here are some titles we dug up . . .

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Source: “Failed Genealogy Television Shows,” Destination: Austin Family, 5 February 2010 by Thomas MacEntee, accessed 22 September 2013. Used by permission.

Photo: Old Broken TV, by schmilblick via Flickr. Used via Creative Commons 2.0 license.

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Genealogy Roadshow Debuts on PBS

Genealogy Roadshow Debuts on PBS

Mark your calendars for Monday evening, 23 September 2013 when a brand-new family history and genealogy television show debuts on PBS! Genealogy Roadshow follows a popular format derived from the Antiques Roadshow series and first broadcast on RTE Television in Ireland. See this recent press release to learn more about the locations and on-air personalities which include D. Joshua Taylor and Kenyatta Berry.

The first episode was taped in Nashville, Tennessee and here is a preview:

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