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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Is On The Road To Orlando!

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS’s most- watched ongoing series and a production of WGBH Boston, visits Orlando, Florida as part of a six-city 2016 summer tour. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and WUCF will host an all-day appraisal event on Saturday, June 18.

Three one-hour episodes will be produced from the Orlando event, for inclusion in the 13-time Emmy® Award nominated production’s 21st broadcast season, to air in 2017. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW airs locally on WUCF Mondays at 8pm.

“ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is thrilled to be on the road to Orlando this summer in search of America’s hidden treasures,” says ROADSHOW executive producer Marsha Bemko. “Our last visit was in 2007, so we’re excited to return to see the next generation of finds waiting for us in the local area!”

Admission to ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is free, but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. Fans can apply now for a chance to receive one pair of free tickets per household. To enter the drawing for free tickets to the Orlando ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event and to see complete application rules, go to pbs.org/roadshowtickets. For more information you may also call toll-free 888-762-3749. Deadline for applications is Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:59pm PST.

"We are excited to bring this great event to the community," said Rita Echeverria, WUCF TV Interim Executive Director.  "We can't wait to see what sort of treasures Central Floridians bring to the event."

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is also accepting furniture submissions for the 2016 Tour. The series is looking for a few pieces of furniture in each city to appraise and display on the set. Selected pieces will be transported to the event and back at no cost to the owner. For more details visit: pbs.org/roadshowfurniture.

At an ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisal event, approximately 5,000 ticketed guests will receive free valuations of their antiques and collectibles by specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers. Each guest is invited to bring two items for appraisal. To see FAQs about ANTIQUES ROADSHOW events, go to pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/tickets/faq.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 2016 summer tour dates:

  • Orlando, Florida                June 18
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia    June 25
  • Indianapolis, Indiana         June 9
  • Fort Worth, Texas              July 23
  • Palm Springs, California   August 6
  • Salt Lake City, Utah           August 13

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW puts the reality in reality television! Part human adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW airs its 20th season in 2016. In 2015 ROADSHOW was seen by an average of 8.5 million viewers each week.

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About ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, 13-time Emmy® Award
nominated
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW begins its 20th broadcast season in 2016 and is the most- watched ongoing primetime PBS series. The series is produced by WGBH Boston for PBS under license from the BBC. The Executive Producer is Marsha Bemko. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW press materials, including streaming video and downloadable photos, are available at pbs.org/pressroom. For more ANTIQUES ROADSHOW—including full episodes, appraiser information, tips of the trade, bonus videos, a comprehensive
archive, teacher resources, and more—visit
pbs.org/antiques. You can also find ROADSHOW on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr.

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WGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including Frontline, Nova, American Experience, Masterpiece, Antiques Roadshow, Arthur, Curious George and more than a dozen other prime-time, lifestyle, and children’s series. WGBH also is a major supplier of programming for public radio, and oversees Public Radio International (PRI). As a leader in educational multimedia for the classroom, WGBH supplies content to PBS LearningMedia, a national broadband service for teachers and students. WGBH also is a pioneer in technologies and services that make media accessible to those with hearing or visual impairments. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors. More info at www.wgbh.org.

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