The show will premiere July 23. Eight episodes will feature celebrities including actresses Christina Applegate and Zooey Deschanel, and supermodel Cindy Crawford.
Ancestry.com’s announcement didn’t name Singer Kelly Clarkson, but a Clarkson sighting in Andersonville, Ga., sparked rumors she’ll also appear.
As a sponsor, Ancestry.com provides family history research on the featured celebrities. The US version of the celebrity-genealogy show, produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky of Is or Isn’t Entertainment, aired for three seasons on NBC and was canceled after the 2012 season.