This Week’s Episode – Brooke Shields
Brooke Shields’ episode is the most royal of the series, taking viewers to
New Jersey, Rome, and . In the episode, Brooke seeks to learn more about her father’s aristocratic roots and to learn the origins of the “Torlonia” family name. Watch for Brooke’s visit to the New Jersey State Archives in Paris and the New York Historical Society. Newark
Check out the teaser featuring Brooke Shields, and tune into NBC for the full episode on Friday at 8/7c.
Last Week’s Episode – Matthew Broderick
In last week’s episode, award-winning actor and performer Matthew Broderick set out to learn more about his father’s side of the family. Matthew begins his journey by visiting battlefield grounds of north-eastern
, where he finds out his grandfather served as a medic in World War I. Matthew is surprised to learn that through his grandfather’s heroic military sacrifice, he was awarded the Purple Heart and recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross. But Matthew’s military roots don’t stop there. On a trip to France , Matthew discovers his great-great-grandfather served in the Civil War and fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. The last leg of Matthew’s journey leads him to Connecticut , where he visits his great-great-grandfather’s grave site and also solves a 150-year-old mystery. Marietta, Georgia
If you missed the episode, watch it here.