Who Do You Think You Are? Media Blitz

Who Do You Think You Are?

The media blitz surrounding Who Do You Think You Are? and its premiere on NBC this Friday night, 5 March 2010 has begun.  Here are some details we received recently from Ancestry.com:

Who Do You Think You Are? in the News

In the coming weeks, Who Do You Think You Are? is going to be spotlighted in several major media outlets. Among them, Oprah will designate an entire hour to family history next Tuesday!

Here’s a list of a few shows to watch for (all dates/times are subject to change):

Wednesday, March 3 (today!)

  • Today Show (NBC)
  • The View (ABC – check your local TV listings)
  • The Joy Behar Show (HLN – Headline News) – 9 pm ET

Friday, March 5

  • Today Show (NBC) – 10-11 am

Monday, March 8

  • Martha Stewart (check your local TV listings)

Tuesday, March 9

  • Oprah (check your local TV listings)
  • Craig Ferguson (CBS late night)

Friday, March 19

  • Bonnie Hunt (check your local TV listings)

Episode Schedule

In case you’re curious about the celebrity line up and dates for the episodes, here is the current schedule:

  • March 5 – Sarah Jessica Parker
  • March 12 – Emmitt Smith
  • March 19 – Lisa Kudrow
  • March 26 – Matthew Broderick
  • April 2 – Brooke Shields
  • April 9 – Susan Sarandon
  • April 23 – Spike Lee

And don’t forget to tune in on NBC this Friday, March 5 at 8/7c to see if Sarah Jessica Parker traces her roots back to ancestors who participated in Salem Witch Trials.

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What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more. Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. He also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who has finally figured out what he does best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. Thomas is a big believer in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.

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