NBC has just released the following dates for WDYTYA?:
Episode 1 - Feb 4, 2011
Vanessa Williams travels to Washington, DC and to Tennessee to find family that had the courage to break barriers.
Episode 2 - Feb 11, 2011
Tim McGraw researches his father's ancestry and discovers a link to descendants who were among the U.S.'s first settlers and discovers a connection to George Washington.
Episode 3 - Feb 18, 2011
Rosie O'Donnell explores her ancestry by focusing on her late mother's life. She goes to Jersey City, N.J., and then Ireland, where she uncovers various hardships faced by her family.
Episode 4 - Feb 25, 2011
Kim Cattrall digs into her family roots, centering her investigation on the mysteries surrounding her grandfather. Before long, she uncovers a haunting truth and forges enriching connections with the women in her family.
Episode 5 - March 4, 2011
Singer Lionel Richie charts his family history by focusing on his maternal grandmother's ancestry. Determined to solve mysteries surrounding her father, Richie takes an investigative voyage from Alabama to Nashville and Chattanooga, ultimately digging up a connection to the dawning days of the civil-rights movement.
The other celebrities that will dig into their family roots this season are:
- Steve Buscemi
- Gwneyth Paltrow
- Ashley Judd