ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Coming to Santa Clara on Saturday, June 7

Applications for tickets are available now through April 7.

Ticketed guests will get to visit the ROADSHOW set, have items appraised and be considered for broadcast.

PBS’s highest-rated ongoing primetime series ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visits Santa Clara, CA, on Saturday, June 7, 2014 as part of an eight-city summer production tour. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and KQED will host the all-day appraisal event at the Santa Clara Convention Center for approximately 6,000 ticketed guests, who will receive free valuations of their antiques and collectibles from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers. From ROADSHOW’s visit to Santa Clara, three episodes of television will be created for inclusion in the popular program’s 19th season airing in 2015. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, a production of WGBH Boston, airs locally on Mondays at 8pm on KQED 9.

Tickets applications are now closed. Submit your name for a chance to win a pair of tickets to ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Santa Clara, CA. Each guest is invited to bring two items for appraisal.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is also accepting furniture submissions for the 2014 Tour to be used in appraisals and display on the set. Selected pieces will be transported to the event and back at no cost to the owner. For more details: www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/furniture.

“We are thrilled to come back to the Bay Area after the wonderful time we had in San Jose five years ago,” said ROADSHOW executive producer Marsha Bemko. “Guests will bring about 10,000 to 12,000 items to our appraisal event, so we’re sure to uncover some great treasures.” As part of the visit, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will also film segments in and around South Bay, highlighting local history and places of interest.

The ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 2014 Tour will also include Bismarck, ND (May 31, 2014), Birmingham, AL (June 21, 2014), Austin, TX (June 28, 2014), Albuquerque, NM (July 19, 2014), Chicago, IL (July 26, 2014), New York, NY (August 9, 2014), Charleston, WV (August 16, 2014).

Admission to ANTIQUES ROADSHOW events is free, but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. Ticket applications and complete ticketing rules are available on pbs.org/antiques or by dialing toll-free 1-888-762-3749. Ticket applications must be received by Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Tickets will be awarded by random drawing. Additional information about the Summer 2014 Tour is available at pbs.org/antiques.

About ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, 11-time Emmy® Award nominated ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is broadcasting its 18th broadcast season and is the top-rated 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 and Subaru. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers.

For more information about ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, visit pbs.org/antiques.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW press materials, including streaming video and downloadable photos, are available at pbs.org/pressroom.

About WGBH
WGBH Boston
 is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including primetime, lifestyle and children’s series. WGBH also is a major source of programs for public radio, a leader in educational multimedia, and a pioneer in accessible technology. www.wgbh.org

About KQED
KQED, the PBS affiliate that serves Northern California, is one of the country’s most popular public television stations. It brings the values of public media to homes around the Bay Area with Emmy Award–winning programming that inspires, informs and entertains, including Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, Masterpiece Mystery: Sherlock, American Masters, Great Performances, American Experience, POV, Independent Lens, NOVA and Nature. KQED produces local series like Check, Please! Bay Area, KQED NEWSROOM, San Francisco Opera, Truly CA and ImageMakers, as well as popular programs for national broadcast such as Film School Shorts, Essential Pépin and QUEST. KQED also distributes programming to public media stations across the country including The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Roadtrip Nation and  Joanne Weir’s Cooking School. For more information, please visit kqed.org.

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