- The second week of NBCs Who Do You Think You Are? increased its viewership by 13 percent in adults age 18 to 49, and 4 percent in total viewers. The show finished in the ratings within a tenth of a point of first place for the 8/7 central time slot in adults age 18 to 49, and is tied for No. 1 among the major networks in adults age 18 to 34.
Tune in to tonights episode as Lisa Kudrow searches for her roots in Belarus.
- The UKs General Register Office (GRO) has announced a restructuring of its charges for ordering birth, marriage and death records. Starting April 6, youll select from two instead of eight options, so its simpler, but the fees for standard service are going up from £7.00 to £9.25 (about $10.60 to $14). See the GRO website for more information.
- Luckie Daniels at the blog Our Georgia Roots is hosting the first edition of the Carnival of African-American Genealogy, themed Restore My Name: Slave Records & Genealogy Research. Click here to read Daniels entry and follow her links to participating bloggers’ carnival posts.
- Ancestry.com is offering a free webinar about using Family Tree Maker 2010. Its May 19, 8 pm EDT (thanks to the person who commented below to let me know about the new date!). Watch as the experts demonstrate advanced features available in Family Tree Maker 2010. Read more and register on Ancestry.coms website.