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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Announces Summer 2011 Tour

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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:

City   Date
Eugene, OR   June 4, 2011
El Paso, Texas   June 18, 2011
Minneapolis, MN   July 9, 2011
Tulsa, OK   July 23, 2011
Atlanta, GA   August 6, 2011
Pittsburgh, PA   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 streaming video and downloadable photos, are available at pbs.org/pressroom. Press attendance at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW events is welcome. Please register with a ROADSHOW press contact.

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