Who Do You Think You Are?

Celebrities explore their family trees in this series. In each episode, a star takes a globe-spanning journey of self-discovery to uncover the mysteries of his or her ancestral history. Their familial stories in turn shed light on events in American and world history.

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Season 2, Episode 5 Lionel Richie

First Aired: 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.

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  • Premiered: March 5, 2010
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Celebrities explore their family trees in this series. In each episode, a star takes a globe-spanning journey of self-discovery to uncover the mysteries of his or her ancestral history. Their familial stories in turn shed light on events in American and wo… (more)

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