Genealogy - Genealogy Television Series

Genealogy Television Series

There are numerous documentary television series available on genealogy and family tree research, and these series can be of interest whether you are a beginner or an expert.  The photo above shows artwork for the UK series Who Do You Think You Are? and was sourced here and edited via Adobe Photoshop Elements.  

 

Genealogy Television Series


Listed below are some television documentaries on genealogy and family tree research.  Some of the more popular series research the ancestry and family trees of celebrities, while others research non-celebrities, and some include the results of DNA ethnicity testing and DNA matching.  The availability of a given series will vary based on country, streaming provider, etc.  This list will be continually updated and expanded, and if you know of any other series, please kindly let me know.  Click on each toggle to expand it and reveal further details.

Origins (2014-2016)


Origins (Orignes in French) is a French language crime drama television series from France. The series focuses on a professional genealogist who assists a police detective in solving crimes, including murder. It’s a light series, and though it doesn’t delve much into research, genealogists still may find this an entertaining drama. The series ran from 2014 to 2016, and there are 12 episodes that run about an hour each.





Origins (2014-2016)


Origins (Orignes in French) is a French language crime drama television series from France. The series focuses on a professional genealogist who assists a police detective in solving crimes, including murder. It’s a light series, and though it doesn’t delve much into research, genealogists still may find this an entertaining drama. The series ran from 2014 to 2016, and there are 12 episodes that run about an hour each.





Genealogy Television Dramas


Listed below are some fictional television dramas that involve genealogy.  Depending on your television entertainment viewing preferences, these fictional dramas might be of interest to genealogists, as family tree research is part of the plot.  This list will be continually updated and expanded and if you know of any other series or movies, please kindly let me know.  Click on each toggle to expand it and reveal further details.

Family Tree (2013)


Family Tree is a fictional drama and comedy television series. The main character is researching his family tree, and makes new discoveries in each episode. I saw the first couple of episodes, but did not finish the series, as it was not that captivating to me. The series aired in 2013, and there are eight episodes that run about an hour each.





Origins (2014-2016)


Origins (Orignes in French) is a French language crime drama television series from France. The series focuses on a professional genealogist who assists a police detective in solving crimes, including murder. It’s a light series, and though it doesn’t delve much into research, genealogists still may find this an entertaining drama. The series ran from 2014 to 2016, and there are 12 episodes that run about an hour each.





Genealogy Instructional Videos


Listed below are some instructional and educational videos about genealogy and family tree research.  This list is personalized, and includes tips, techniques, and practices that I have applied to my own research, or have found helpful, even as reminders and refreshers.  This list will be continually updated and expanded, and if you know of other videos that you found helpful, please kindly let me know.  Click on each toggle to expand it and reveal further details.

Origins (2014-2016)


Origins (Orignes in French) is a French language crime drama television series from France. The series focuses on a professional genealogist who assists a police detective in solving crimes, including murder. It’s a light series, and though it doesn’t delve much into research, genealogists still may find this an entertaining drama. The series ran from 2014 to 2016, and there are 12 episodes that run about an hour each.





    

    

  

© Copyright  -  Timothy J. Barron  -  This page was updated September 6, 2021