Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Antiques Roadshow in Anaheim June 22

Antiques Roadshow, PBS’s highest-rated ongoing primetime series, is coming to Anaheim, Calif. where local PBS SoCaL fans will be able to attend this unique event and get appraisals from nationally known experts.

The series will be taping in Anaheim on June 22, and the Southern California stop is part of a larger tour this year. “By adding more cities to this year’s tour, Roadshow fans will get their fill as we’re producing more Roadshow than ever before,” said executive producer Marsha Bemko. “We’ve expanded to include two additional stops, which means meeting an additional 10,000 guests this summer. With an eight-city tour we’ll be treated to even more discoveries of America’s stories.”

Programs taped during the 2013 summer tour will make upRoadshow’s 18th broadcast season on PBS SoCaL, premiering in January 2014.

Roadshow’s 2013 tour features local appraisal events at which some of the country’s top experts offer free evaluations of antiques and collectibles—revealing the often-surprising history and value of these items.

Antiques Roadshow’s 2013 stops and dates include:

·         Detroit, Michigan - June 1
·         Jacksonville, Florida - June 8
·         Anaheim, California - June 22
·         Boise, Idaho - June 29
·         Knoxville, Tennessee - July 13
·         Baton Rouge, Louisiana - July 27
·         Kansas City, Missouri - August 10
·         Richmond, Virginia - August 17

Admission to Antiques Roadshow events is free, but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance.  Ticket applications and complete ticketing rules will be available at pbs.org/antiquesor by calling 1-888-762-3749 after Antiques Roadshow’s season premiere, Monday, January 7, 2012 at 8/7C PM.  A limited number of ticket recipients will be selected at random from all eligible entries.  Ticket holders are invited to bring two items for a free verbal approximation of value by experts from the world’s leading auction houses, independent appraisers, auctioneers, and dealers.  All ticket holders are guaranteed an appraisal.

In addition, “The Roadshow Furniture Roundup” is looking for large pieces of furniture within 50 miles of each tour location.  Complete furniture submission rules are available online atpbs.org/antiques or by calling our information line at 1-888-762-3749.

Before hitting the road this summer, 10-time Emmy Award-nominated Antiques Roadshow begins its 17th broadcast season Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8/7C p.m. ET on PBS, with host Mark L. Walberg.  This year’s blockbuster lineup kicks off from Corpus Christi, Texas, with another million-dollar find: a Diego Rivera painting worth $800,000 to $1,000,000!

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