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GENEALOGY ROADSHOW: Nashville (New Series Premiere)

Courtney Marie Jones, Bertie Greer and Edwin Kennedy discover their surprising family past with genealogist Kenyatta Berry.
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Courtney Marie Jones, Bertie Greer and Edwin Kennedy discover their surprising family past with genealogist Kenyatta Berry.

Airs Monday, September 23, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

From Presidential progeny to felonious forebears, family secrets are uncovered this fall across the U.S. in PBS’ surprise-filled new series GENEALOGY ROADSHOW, which premieres on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 9 p.m.


Discover Your Genealogy

Kenyatta Berry and Joshua Taylor, GENEALOGY ROADSHOW’s experts, offer some advice for researching your own family’s genealogy.

Tell Your Story

GENEALOGY ROADSHOW is an exciting PBS groundbreaking documentary series that aims to reunite people from all walks of life with their past, present and future. We have just finished taping our first season but would like to hear from you if you are interested in being part of the next season of GENEALOGY ROADSHOW.

Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories. Each individual’s past will link to a larger community history, revealing the rich cultural tapestry of America. The programs feature participants from four American cities — Nashville (Sept. 23), Detroit (Sept. 30), San Francisco (Oct. 7) and Austin (Oct. 14) — who want to explore a genealogical mystery. Emmett Miller hosts the series.

"Nashville" - At the Belmont Mansion in America’s “Music City,” GENEALOGY ROADSHOW uncovers fascinating stories and mysteries about Tennessee citizens and their enigmatic relatives.

ROADSHOW genealogists investigate cases of two people who claim they’re descendants of American folk hero and Tennessee legend Davy Crockett, and another who thinks she may be a member of the famed Hatfield clan.


A Nashville resident seeks to untangle her family history, which may include a former president, a famous singer and a notorious criminal. And a heart-wrenching story about an unknown father becomes a heartwarming reunion for two long-lost cousins.

GENEALOGY ROADSHOW was produced by Krasnow Productions.

Follow the genealogists: @kenyattadb on Twitter, and @DJoshuaTaylor on Twitter.

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