The hugely successful and acclaimed British series has gone to American television. The stories of a country are told through the extraordinary family histories of popular celebrities. In a series of self-contained films each star embarks on an intense personal journey to discover their family past. See the real person behind the celebrity exposed as they come to understand who they truly are, the lives their ancestors lived and their identity and place in their country's history. Shed Media US and Lisa Kudrow's company Is or Isn't join forces with the creator of the series Alex Graham to produce this NBC series.