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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW ANNOUNCES 2011 PRODUCTION TOUR NEW BROADCAST SEASON STARTS TONIGHT ON PBS
Antiques Roadshow Visits Pittsburgh in August 2011

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2011 PRODUCTION TOUR
NEW BROADCAST SEASON STARTS TONIGHT ON PBS


BOSTON, MA, January 3, 2011—ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS’s most-watched primetime
series, has announced its Summer 2011 Tour destinations: Eugene, Oregon; El Paso, Texas;
Minneapolis, Minnesota; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Atlanta, Georgia; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Programs recorded in those locations will make up ROADSHOW’s sixteenth broadcast
season on PBS, airing in 2012.

“ANTIQUES ROADSHOW turns Sweet Sixteen in 2012,” said ROADSHOW executive
producer Marsha Bemko “and we’re inviting almost 40,000 fans to celebrate this milestone at our
events this summer. We won’t be serving cake with candles, but we promise a party atmosphere
with lots of surprises.”

ROADSHOW’s 2011 Tour features a series of local events at which top appraisers offer
the public free evaluations of antiques and collectibles—revealing the often surprising history and value of these items.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 2011 stops and dates include:

  • Eugene, OR on June 4, 2011
  • El Paso, Texas on June 18, 2011
  • Minneapolis, MN on July 9, 2011
  • Tulsa, OK on July 23, 2011
  • Atlanta, GA on August 6, 2011
  • Pittsburgh, PA on August 13, 2011

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 on pbs.org/antiques or by dialing toll-free 1-888-762-3749 after ANTIQUES
ROADSHOW’s season premiere, Monday, January 3, 2011 at 8/7C PM on PBS.
Ticket applications must be received by April 18, 2011. Tickets will be awarded by
random drawing.


This year’s broadcast lineup, with host Mark L. Walberg, kicks off from Miami Beach,
Florida, with the second-highest value treasure ever seen on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: an
Alexander Calder mobile estimated to be worth $400,000 to $1,000,000! Visit pbs.org/antiques
for a preview of this exciting season premiere.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is sponsored by Liberty Mutual and Subaru. Additional
funding is provided by public television viewers. The 2011 season marks Liberty Mutual's
seventh and Subaru’s fifth year as ROADSHOW national sponsors. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
is grateful for their ongoing support.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. Executive producer
is Marsha Bemko.

Additional information about the Summer 2011 Tour is available at pbs.org/antiques

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW press materials, including downloadable photos, are available
at pbs.org/pressroom. Press attendance at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW events is welcome. Please
register with a ROADSHOW press contact.

Press contacts:
Judy Matthews
WGBH Boston
617-300-5343
judy_matthews@wgbh.org

John Eliot Jordan
WGBH Boston
617-300-5346
john_eliot_jordan@wgbh.org

© 2011 WGBH Educational Foundation


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