Breaking News: NBC to premiere WDYTYA March 5

Tracing the Tribe was just informed that “Who Do You Think You Are?” will actually premiere Friday, March 5 (8-9 p.m. ET) on NBC.

NBC unveiled its new post-Winter Olympics primetime program schedule today. The show we’d all been anxiously waiting for was listed: Lisa Kudrow’s American version of the UK hit family history show.

“Who Do You Think You Are?” premieres Friday, March 5 (8-9 p.m. ET) and gives viewers an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today’s most beloved and iconic celebrities. Among the celebrities featured are Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields and Emmitt Smith. Ancestry.com is NBC’s official partner on the series.

From executive producer Kudrow (“Friends,” “The Comeback”) – in conjunction with her production company Is or Isn’t Entertainment and the U.K.’s Wall to Wall productions – “Who Do You Think You Are?” is an adaptation of the hit BBC television documentary series created and executive-produced by Alex Graham.

“Who Do You Think You Are?” is produced by Wall to Wall productions (a Shed Media Company) in association with Is or Isn’t Entertainment. Alex Graham and Lucy Carter from Wall to Wall and Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky and Don Roos from Is or Isn’t Entertainment are the executive producers. Bryn Freedman is the co-executive producer.

Read all about it here in a long press release that talks about numerous new programs.

Click here for more specific data on the show.

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