“Who Do You Think You Are?” New Episode Showcasing Kelsey Grammer Airs Tonight, August 20, 2014, On TLC At 8 PM Central Time; “Encore” Episodes Of Originally Aired Episodes Will Also Appear On TLC

Hi Everyone!

The Learning ChannelI wanted to remind you that a  “new” episode of “Who Do You Think You Are?” for this year’s series airs tonight, August 20, 2014, on TLC at 8 PM Central time.

Kelsey Grammer is featured on this episode.

Try to watch the original airing on TLC tonight if possible.

TLC kindly provided me with a link to get you to the preview of tonight’s episode.

Here is a link to the preview of this episode that you can find at TLC:

Preview of August 20, 2014 Kelsey Grammer Episode on “Who Do You Think You Are?”

TLC also provided me with some other descriptive information about this episode as well as indicating that TLC now has the ability to also air episodes of the series that were formerly on NBC.  So it appears viewers on TLC will now see the current “new” episodes as well as be able to see many of the “encore” episodes when they are scheduled for viewing on TLC.

Based on the text from TLC, you can view an  “encore” episode of the series both at 7 PM and again at 9 PM Central time tonight.  The “new” episode is sandwiched in between the “encore” episodes tonight.

So you can actually make a night of “Who Do You Think You Are? tonight.   You can watch the “encore” episode featuring Reba McEntire  at 7 PM Central time (I discovered this by looking at the Schedule of Programs for tonight at TLC).  Then watch the brand “new” episode at 8 PM Central time tonight.   Then cap off your evening viewing with an “encore” episode featuring Vanessa Williams at 9 PM Central time.  A “mini-marathon” it is!!

Here is the text shown in Italics from TLC (I did change the reference to the airing of this episode from “tomorrow” to “tonight” since the information was sent yesterday.)


TLC’s two time Emmy-nominated series continues, and this week actor Kelsey Grammer explores his family history tonight, August 20 at 9/8c. In his episode, Kelsey Grammer takes a trip into the past to explore his beloved grandmother’s family. He uncovers the story of a woman haunted by demons, and finds a connection to family who risked everything in one of the greatest migrations in American history.

 In addition to this season’s new premieres, TLC has also acquired episodes from previous seasons of the series, marking their first debut on cable. Tonight will feature encores of Reba McEntire’s episode at 8/7c, and Vanessa Williams’ episode at 10/9c.

 Next week Minnie Driver’s episode will air as the season finale on August 27. Next week’s encore episodes will include Tim McGraw and Rita Wilson.


Get yourself in the rhythm of the day and the time the show airs for both “new” episodes as well as the “encore” episodes both from this season as well as the encore episodes from the original airings on NBC.  View the new episode when it is happening so you can start gathering the tips you view and put them into practice the very next day on your own research.

Thanks to TLC for providing me with the information and the link above.

Enjoy this new episode of “Who Do You Think You Are?” tonight at 8 PM Central time featuring Kelsey Grammer!

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

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