Friday, March 23, 2012

Follow Friday - This Weekend's Radio and TV Genealogy Shows

There are two television shows about genealogy and there are two genealogy-related radio shows on Blog Talk Radio ( this weekend.  They are:

1)  Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC, 8 p.m. EDT, PDT, 7 p.m. CDT, MDT) -- This week the celebrity is Helen Hunt (a new episode).  

You can watch past episodes at

2)  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS, 8 p.m. EDT, PDT, 7 p.m. CDT, MDT) -- This week the celebrity is Wanda Sykes.

The PBS web page for the series is at  You can watch previews of this series at 

3)  GeneaBloggers Radio -- this show is taking the week off.  Episode 60 will air next week with Thomas MacEntee hosting.
The show is  titled  TBD.   This show is on:

Friday, March 23, 2012
*  9 pm-10:30 pm Eastern US
*  8-9:30 pm Central US
*  7-8:30 pm Mountain US
*  6-7:30 pm Pacific US
*  2 am London UK

*  1pm Saturday Sydney AUS  

The show guests are:

*  TBD

Don’t forget that there is a chat room where all the “cool kids” hang out on Friday night! Sign in to BlogTalkRadio with your Facebook account or set up a free BlogTalkRadio account to join in the fun.

4)  FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog Talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.  This week's show is Ask an Editor: Publication Challenges to 21st Century Societies hosted by Randy Whited.  T
he show airs at:

Saturday, March 24, 2012
*  2-3 pm Eastern US
*  1-2 pm Central US
*  12-1 pm Mountain US
*  11 am-12pm Pacific US 

The special guests and features include:

Matt Wright, Editor of the FGS FORUM. Matt and Randy will discuss challenges and successes for society publications.
*  Paula Stuart-Warren, FGS Board member, as we start our series featuring speakers for the upcoming FGS 2012 Annual Conference in Birmingham.
*  In addition, we’ll be featuring FGS member society, Northern Arizona Genealogical Society, in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.
Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community. 

You can also listen to the archived shows on Blog Talk Radio by going to the two show sites:

*  Geneabloggers Radio:

*  FGS Radio - MySociety:   

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Copyright (c) Randall J. Seaver, 2012.

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