HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)-Actresses Lisa Kudrow ("Friends") and Vanessa Williams ("Ugly Betty") to talk about NBC's acclaimed alternative series, "Who Do You Think You Are?" which follows some of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities as they embark on personal journeys of self-discovery to trace their family trees. From the trenches of the Civil War to the shores of the Caribbean, and from the valleys of Virginia to the island nations of Australia and Ireland, each episode will reveal surprising, inspiring and sometimes tragic stories that are often linked to events in American and international history.
The celebrities featured in the second season are Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Rosie O'Donnell, Steve Buscemi, Kim Cattrall, Lionel Richie, Vanessa Williams and Ashley Judd.
Each week, one of our celebrities is taken on a quest into his or her family history. The search is one of surprising and deeply emotional encounters resulting in one of the most compelling reality formats of recent years. During each episode, viewers will be taken on a personal and often mysterious quest following some of America's best-known celebrities into their ancestral pasts, as they uncover stories of heroism and tragedy, love and betrayal, secrets and intrigue that lie at the heart of their family history.