In each episode, a different celebrity goes on a journey to trace parts of his or her family tree. The show premiered on March 5, , on NBC , where it ran for three seasons before being cancelled in It was then picked up by TLC , where it aired for seven additional seasons. On May 6, , it was announced that the series would return to NBC for 13 episodes with airdates yet to be announced. It was reported that Lisa Kudrow was set to executive produce the series as well as participate in one of the first-season episodes. NBC renewed the series for two subsequent seasons before cancelling it in NBC ordered a second season for the reality series on April 5,
In each episode, a celebrity traces their family tree. It is made by the production company Wall to Wall. Series one and two were broadcast on BBC Two , and the first was the channel's highest-rating programme of This led to episodes being shown on BBC One from the third series onwards. The current narrator, as of Series 14 in , is Phil Davis. In the first series, the last ten minutes of each episode featured presenter Adrian Chiles and genealogical researcher Nick Barratt giving tips on tracing a family tree. In , a special episode was broadcast in conjunction with the BBC's "Family Wanted" campaign featuring Nicky Campbell , who was adopted a few days after he was born. The theme tune was composed by Mark Sayer-Wade, who also provided the background music for earlier episodes. Magazine , a monthly publication that includes material from the TV series.
Well-known Australians play detective as they go in search of their family history, revealing secrets from the past. English, SBS. Season 1 contains 6 episodes. Season 2 contains 6 episodes. Season 3 contains 6 episodes. Season 4 contains 6 episodes. Season 5 contains 8 episodes.
Celebrities trace their ancestry, discovering secrets and surprises from their past. Series 16 homepage. Series 15 homepage. Series 14 homepage. Series 13 homepage. Series 12 homepage. Series 11 homepage. The genealogy show celebrates ten years and episodes in a one-off special. Series 10 homepage.