Stars trace their family roots through history
"Hits the historical jackpot" —New York Daily News
"A rare and surprising treat" —Entertainment Weekly
Join eight beloved celebrities as they journey through time to trace their family trees. Working with genealogists, historians, and researchers, they uncover long-buried secrets, come face-to-face with their ancestors, and learn surprising, often life-changing truths about their families and themselves.
VANESSA WILLIAMS (Desperate Housewives) finds that breaking down barriers runs in her family.
Country music superstar TIM MCGRAW discovers the source of his own pioneering spirit. Emmy®-winning talk show host
ROSIE O’DONNELL follows her mother’s roots to the grim realities of the Irish potato famine.
KIM CATTRALL (Sex and the City) learns why her grandfather abandoned his family.
Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter LIONEL RICHIE explores his great-grandfather’s mysterious past.
STEVE BUSCEMI (Boardwalk Empire) uncovers a family history of depression. Oscar® winner
GWYNETH PALTROW explores both sides of her family, which couldn’t be more different.
And ASHLEY JUDD, actress and activist, learns she’s not the first in her family to fight for human rights.
Touching, sometimes shocking, and profoundly inspiring, these stories are more than glimpses into the personal lives of famous people. Each is "a look inside the human heart" (Slant).