"Who Do You Think You Are?" is a popular television show in the U.K. In fact, its season opener this week proved to be more popular than ever. More than 6 million viewers tuned in to see BBC newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky attempt to discover the fate of her grandfather's Jewish family in Eastern Europe.
The show pulled in 6.5 million and a 30% share between 9pm and 10pm, the highest rating first episode of any of its previous three series, according to unofficial overnights.
The BBC said the rating was 2 million above the slot average.
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Now, when is "Who Do You Think You Are?" or a similar show going to appear on a mainstream television network in North America?