You are probably well-familiar with "Who Do You Think You Are", but there is another television program focused on genealogy. And, it is on your local PBS station's schedule. That show is "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louise Gates, Jr." The URL below will take you to their website so you may watch it on your computer. This is the first of many episodes. Please check back each week.
Another location to learn is Ancesty.com blog, which has teamed up with CNN to do ancestry bios on the many correspondents listed below:
Join the journalists of CNN as they explore their … roots.
The first is Michaela Pereira
You can also view it through CNN's own web site Roots: Our Journey Home