Get a First Look at the New Season of Who Do You Think You Are?

posted: 02/15/17
by: Korenne Smith

Get ready to dive into the genealogy of your favorite celebrities on Who Do You Think You Are? A new season returns Sunday, March 5th at 10/9c on TLC!

This spring, a new group of celebrities delve into their lineage and get answers to the questions they've wondered about their entire lives. Eight new one-hour episodes bring more unexpected turns and surprising discoveries of great historical significance.

This season's celebrity contributors include:

  • Jessica Biel makes two shocking discoveries that shake everything she knows about her heritage to the core.
  • Julie Bowen uncovers the story of two relatives whose moral codes are from opposite ends of the spectrum.
  • Courteney Cox traces her maternal line back seven centuries to the Medieval times to discover royalty in her lineage and an unbelievable tale of family drama.
  • Jennifer Grey uncovers new information about the grandfather she thought she knew, learning how he survived adversity to become a beacon of his community.
  • Smokey Robinson searches for answers behind the mystery of why his grandfather disappeared from his children's lives and finds a man tangled in a swirl of controversy.
  • John Stamos digs into the mystery of how his grandfather became an orphan, and learns of tensions between families that led to a horrible crime.
  • Liv Tyler learns that her family is tied into the complicated racial narrative of America.
  • Noah Wyle unravels the mystery of his maternal line, uncovering an ancestor who survived one of America's bloodiest battles.

Excited for the new season? 'Like' Who Do You Think You Are? on Facebook and follow @WDYTYA on Twitter. Catch up on previous seasons here on TLC GO.