Manu Feildel headlines new season of Who Do You Think You Are? on SBS

Who Do You Think You Are?

The season starts on 7 May.

Eight new Australian personalities are set to trek across the globe to delve into the mystery of their ancestral pasts in the new season of Who Do You Think You Are? which returns to SBS and SBS on Demand on Tuesday 7 May at 7:30pm. 

The new season will see Manu Feildel, Miranda Otto, and Pat Rafter join the cast, following in the footsteps of their ancestors, to understand the global and personal events that shaped their family history. They will be joined by Kathy Lette, Wayne Blair, Melissa Doyle, Stephen Curry, and Heather Ewart.

Trekking to isolated parts of Australia, Norway, the United Kingdom, the USA, New Zealand, and France, they unearth secrets and stories that change their understanding of their own family, and their sense of self.

In episode one of the new season, chef and TV personality Manu Feildel travels back to France to discover generations of culinary excellence in his mother’s family and reconnects with his father in an emotional reunion.

Bernadine Lim, SBS commissioning editor for documentaries, said: “Who Do You Think You Are? is one of SBS’s most beloved and successful series. Through the deeply personal stories of some of Australia’s biggest stars, the program explores the universal desire of wanting to understand our past and where we came from.

“A fascinating and colourful journey that is often described as life-changing for those involved, the new season of Who Do You Think You Are? promises to captivate and entertain.”

Who Do You Think You Are? is produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia for SBS. 

The new series airs at 7:30pm Tuesdays on SBS and SBS On Demand, starting 7 May.

Guests on each episode include:

Episode 2: Miranda Otto
Episode 3: Kathy Lette
Episode 4: Wayne Blair
Episode 5: Pat Rafter
Episode 6: Melissa Doyle
Episode 7: Stephen Curry
Episode 8: Heather Ewart

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