DNA Journey release date: Celebrity guests and news

The ITV genealogy series has returned for a second series.

DNA Journey Amanda Holden and Alan Carr

ITV’s DNA Journey continues this week, with two more celebrities embarking on a life-changing journey as they look into their family history.

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The show returned for a second series earlier this month, and saw sporting legends Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp diving deep into their family their past and present by using their individual DNA.

This week, two more stars will get the opportunity to find out about family members they never even knew existed as they set off on the ultimate road trip.

So, who is up next? And what will they discover?

Here’s everything you need to know about the three-part series.

What time is DNA Journey on TV?

DNA Journey is on ITV on Wednesdays at 9pm.

The next episode will be the second of the new series, and will air on Wednesday, March 17th.

DNA Journey start date

The second series of DNA Journey started on ITV on Wednesday, March 10th at 9pm.

The first episode saw football stars Freddie Flintoff and Redknapp exploring their maternal and paternal bloodlines.

What is DNA Journey about?

Similar to the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are, the show sees celebrities looking into their family history.

The show first aired in 2019 as a special following Geordie TV duo Ant and Dec, who found out they shared a Viking ancestor making them distant cousins.

We wonder what this year’s line-up will find out!

Katie Rawcliffe, Head of Commissioning for ITV said: “This promises to be a fascinating series as viewers will get to follow their favourite stars who find themselves on one of the most emotional, thrilling and insightful road trips of their lives.”

Ant and Dec added: “DNA Journey was such an incredible experience for us. It’s such an emotional rollercoaster of a show and this new series doesn’t disappoint.”

Who are the celebrities on series two of DNA Journey?

DNA Journey Martin and Roman Kemp
DNA Journey Martin and Roman Kemp
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As well as Flintoff and Redknapp,  TV personalities Alan Carr and Amanda Holden, and father and son duo Martin and Roman Kemp will also be researching their family trees.

As TV duo Ant and Dec did two years ago, the celebrity pairings will bring with them friendly rivalry and humour as well as the proverbial shoulder to cry on for the emotionally charged revelations and dramatic twists, in what promises to be an experience they’ll never forget.

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DNA Journey continues on ITV on Wednesday, 17th March at 9pm.  If you’re looking for something else to watch, check out our TV Guide. Visit our hub for more news on Documentaries.