Chelsea Handler searches for answers about her family in TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are?
Tune in alert for "Who Do You Think You Are? Tuesday’s episode features comedian Chelsea Handler as she searches for answers about her family and her unique Jewish and German heritage.Chelsea Handler – Premieres August 6 at 9/8c on TLC
Chelsea Handler confronts her family’s deepest mystery: her grandfather Karl Stoeker’s rumored Nazi past. Chelsea finds her grandmother’s memoirs that describe a family struggling to survive in a desperate time, while also uncovering surprising details about her grandfather’s service as a World War II German soldier. By the time her journey comes to an end, Chelsea is finally able to put to rest the questions surrounding Karl’s service in the Nazi regime.
TLC's Who Do You Think You Are? is Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, as the series famously takes celebrities on a journey into their personal histories, mining their surprising pasts to reveal unknown details about themselves and their families. The series opens the doors to the fascinating real life stories of some of the most well known names in America, sharing how the eye-opening revelations they uncover about their backgrounds impact their lives today.
TLC has ordered 8 new hour-long episodes of the Emmy-nominated series, produced by Shed Media US and Is or Isn’t Entertainment, which are set to premiere July 23. Celebrities such as Christina Applegate, Cindy Crawford, Zooey Deschanel, and Chris O’Donnell have signed up for the emotional journey, with additional subjects to be announced. Each discovers amazing details about their family trees’ deep roots.
“I’ve never stopped hearing about how much people love WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?, and I’ve always known that we’ve had more great stories to share,” said Lisa Kudrow, Executive Producer. “TLC is a great home for the series, and we join our excited celebrity participants as we unearth some amazing background and surprising histories,” added Executive Producer Dan Bucatinsky.