Here's the blow by blow digest of my Facebook posts / Twitter Tweets from the conference call I just participated in with Lisa Kudrow and PRoducer Dan Bucatinsky. The new TV series Who Do You Think You Are? premieres Friday, March 5 at 8:00 pm on NBC.
On a conference call with Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky getting more info on Who Do You Think You Are? Lisa says it is really refreshing to bring a quality show like this to America that is "enriching."
Producer Dan says it was a goal to get a mix of celebs - from movies, TV, Sports, etc - which they accomplished.
Lisa Kudrow says she had never hear of Gate's African American Lives before this.
People Mag asks what's the oddest, most interesting facts uncovered on the show. Stay tuned to upcoming Gems podcast for the answer!
AOL/TV Squad wants to know if Lisa Kudrow has any regrets that she learned what she did about her family. On live conference call with Lisa Kudrow and Producer Dan Bucatinsky
OMG - they really want to include a non-celeb on the show. Stay tuned!! Listen to Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode 81 to hear my exclusive interview with Lisa sponsored by Rootsmagic.
Live Conference Call Feed: Lisa says the celebs had to put a huge amount of trust in them to be on the show. They soon came to realize that the ancestors "were the main characters of the story." Lisa Kudrow
"I think this is a big deal...because on a lot of levels this kind of non-scripted show is going to be on network television." Lisa Kudrow "I just want to shout if from a mountain top." (from live conference call.) Listen to upcoming podcast episodes for the full scoop from this conference call.
Diane Haddad of Family Tree Magazine is now asking questions - she's following up on the possibility of a non-celeb being profiled on Who Do You Think You Are? Great questions Diane! Perhaps a contest for viewers?!
Why didn't they do Lisa Kudrow's mother's side when she had so much info on her father's already? Lisa's answer is one we are familiar with: "Too many BRICKWALLS" I'll have more for your from the conference call in the podcast! Hope you enjoyed "listening in" here on Facebook and Twitter! #WDYTYA #genealogy
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