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Return of Who Do You Think You Are? Kicks Off with Don Cherry

It's fall première week here at the CBC and that means all of your favourite shows like George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, Dragons' Den, Steven and Chris and Marketplace are back with brand new seasons. In addition to the new show Over the Rainbow starting your weeks off right, genealogy and celebrity buffs alike can tune into the return of Who Do You Think You Are? tonight (September 17) at 8.30pm.


Throughout the season, Canadian celebrities on WDYTYA? are set to take fans on a journey to discover their family roots.


Kicking off tonight's season première is Hockey Night In Canada's longtime commentator Don Cherry. Born in Kingston, Ontario, Cherry's family tree extends way beyond Canada. Take a look at a preview of tonight's episode...


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We've had a look into Cherry's early life in the past with the CBC movie Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story and biopic The Wrath of Grapes. You can watch both films before tonight's premiere right here...


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CBC Live also sat down with Cherry, his Hockey Night In Canada counterpart Ron MacLean and the two men who portrayed them in the CBC movie The Wrath of Grapes, Jared Keeso and Jonathan Watton, to talk about controversy and the film. Check it out...



Tune into the season première of Who Do You Think You Are? tonight at 8:30pm.

 

 

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