'Genealogy Roadshow' returns ton OETA
Yes, it's back! For the second season, the PBS series "Genealogy Roadshow" has returned to OETA with new episodes at 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
* Jan 13, New Orleans: A couple with ancestry in the same small Italian town explore whether they're related; a woman wants to find out who committed a murder in her family's past; a home held in one family for more than a century has a fascinating story; and a woman discovers her ancestor's journey from slavery to freedom.
* Jan 20, St. Louis: A woman discovers her mother's life-changing secret; a woman finds out if she's descended from the pirate Blackbeard; a mother and daughter want to know if they're related to a famous author; and a young man seeks connection to the Mali tribe of Africa.
* Jan. 27, Philadelphia: A man learns about the historic event that drove his family to Philadelphia; another may be a Viking descendant; a family wants to know its involvement with one of history's biggest scams; a man hopes to confirm his link to a signer of the Declaration of Independence; and two sisters learn their ancestors were part of the great Irish migration.
* Feb. 3, New Orleans: A local man wants to recover history washed away in Hurricane Katrina; a woman discovers connections to both sides of the Civil War; another unravels the mystery behind her grandfather's adoption; and a man explores a link to New Orleans Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.