From The (Biloxi, Miss.) Sun Herald of Nov. 22, 2005:
Long Beach man featured on Court TV showMaybe there's never been a show on genealogy on American TV before. But the British are way ahead of us.
By PETE TATTERSALL
David Hilbert, a longtime Long Beach resident and former entertainment director of Casino Magic Bay St. Louis, will star alongside his brother in a new television program premiering tonight on Court TV.
"Heir Hunters," which premieres in two back to back, 30-minute episodes beginning at 10 p.m., focuses on the Los Angeles-based company Heir Hunters International, founded by John Hilbert, 47, who for almost 20 years has specialized in finding lost heirs who are entitled to money.
"The show is about finding the rightful heirs to millions of dollars," said John. "There's never been a show on genealogy on TV before."
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