Julie Bishop, Kat Stewart, Cameron Daddo, Denise Scott and Lisa Curry join Lisa Wilkinson, Bert Newton and Troy Cassar-Daley in new season of Who Do You Think You Are? New season premieres Tuesday, 19 May at 7.30pm on SBS
“This experience makes me feel more settled, makes me see more clearly who I am. I’m so glad I got to know my ancestors. For those that did it really tough. I look at their lives and think I don’t think I would have coped. I’ve also realised how lucky I am, I found my place when it comes to family and I feel incredibly grateful for that because not everybody finds that.” – Lisa Wilkinson
“Two beautiful love stories. One six generations ago and another back through further generations, yet love is the through line. I feel incredibly grateful that I have that to look back on. I come from love stories. Brings up such - such deep emotion.” – Cameron Daddo
“I feel even closer to my dad now because I know so much more about him. I realise now how lucky I am to have the family I have. Family is the one thing I’m totally sure of.” – Bert Newton
Celebrated personalities from the world of music, politics, sport, television and film join the new season of Who Do You Think You Are? when it returns to SBS on Tuesday, 19 May at 7.30pm.
SBS today announced Julie Bishop, Kat Stewart, Cameron Daddo, Denise Scott and Lisa Curry join the cast of the much-loved genealogy series, which investigates the ancestry of prominent Australians. The all-new eight-part season also features previously announced Australian icons Lisa Wilkinson, Bert Newton, and Troy Cassar-Daley.
This season, viewers can expect tears, laughter, shocking discoveries, emotional revelations and some intriguing surprises. One of the cast discovers the father they never knew was a true patriot who devoted his life to his country, while another traces lost German roots. One learns about heroic wartime adventures and another gets insights into their Indigenous history. as these renowned Australians travel around the world to explore their family trees and delve back centuries into their ancestry. Through these journeys, a rare insight into their lives behind the cameras emerge.
The emotional and personal stories in Who Do You Think You Are? reveal a bigger picture of Australia’s diverse national identity.
SBS Head of Commercial and Production, Chris Irvine, said: “The enduring appeal of Who Do You Think You Are? is set to continue as SBS broadcasts a host of names in season 11, which are guaranteed to move and entertain audiences. This season spans centuries of history and crosses continents to unearth extraordinary genealogical revelations for some of the country’s most beloved Australians. These stories demonstrate how Australians have come to be the people we are today.”
Who Do You Think You Are? is produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia for SBS. The series airs at 7.30pm Tuesdays on SBS, starting 19 May.
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Episode 1 - Tuesday 19 May - Lisa Wilkinson
Episode 2 - Tuesday 26 May - Bert Newton
Episode 3 - Tuesday 2 June - Cameron Daddo
Episode 4 - Tuesday 9 June - Lisa Curry
Episode 5 - Tuesday 16 June - Denise Scott
Episode 6 - Tuesday 23 June - Kat Stewart
Episode 7 - Tuesday 30 June - Julie Bishop
Episode 8 - Tuesday 7 July - Troy Cassar-Daley