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J.K. Rowling to Trace French Ancestry in "Who Do You Think You Are?"

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Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 24, 2011, 09:47 PM

J.K. Rowling has been announced as one of the celebrity guests on the season premiere of the BBC show "Who Do You Think You Are?"

According to the show's official site:

Across the course of seven books and eight films, Jo Rowling's Harry Potter series has captured the imaginations of millions of people around the world. Who Do You Think You Are? sets out to explore the French ancestry of the author's mother.
An air date for the program has not yet been announced. Thanks SnitchSeeker for the tip!

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27 Comments

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I’m going to watch :):):)
I love you Jo.. <3

Posted by RubeusHagrid on June 25, 2011, 10:15 AM report to moderator
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i love the U.S. version of this show and i will be happy to watch this one!

Posted by Maddie Malfoy on June 25, 2011, 12:06 PM report to moderator
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awesome! please update us with the time once you get it leaky! i’ve watched that show before; it’s pretty good! cant wait to watch!

Posted by Potterhead777 {ROAR!} on June 25, 2011, 12:26 PM report to moderator
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That’s cool. She has such an interesting background to begin with it’ll be great to explore some more. :)

Posted by HelloWorld on June 25, 2011, 01:33 PM report to moderator
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Cool! I love Who Do You Think You Are, and it’s extra good when I know the people it’s about :)

Posted by Bell Dema [FTC!!!] on June 25, 2011, 02:03 PM report to moderator
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Love this show, so thrilled to watch Jo’s journey!

Posted by Dawna on June 25, 2011, 04:39 PM report to moderator
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How can you “have the same ancestry” as someone else? =/

Can’t wait to watch! =D Hope we find out soon when it’ll be on, they usually tend to start in August/September.

Btw it’s a series not a season, we don’t really have season premieres of TV shows in the UK =P

Posted by JoRowlingRocks on June 25, 2011, 08:31 PM report to moderator
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French ancestry………. awesome

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on June 26, 2011, 05:10 AM report to moderator
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It doesn’t look like Hulu has the BBC WDYTYA? …. It’ll most likely make it’s way online somewhere though. Can’t wait to see it!

Posted by Mrs.Brisby on June 26, 2011, 01:09 PM report to moderator
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I really like that show! Can’t wait to see it!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on June 26, 2011, 05:27 PM report to moderator
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it’s always good to know your roots, way to go Jo

Posted by mencia on June 27, 2011, 09:10 AM report to moderator
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It’ll be on in August on BBC (UK). And no we don’t do “seasons” like you do in the US. Sadly because of box sets etc still referring to “seasons” on DVDs, it has become common place to say season, when its wrong! I was watching E4 and the announcer called something a season finale which got me really irritated.

Posted by pipkin3 on June 27, 2011, 12:43 PM report to moderator
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