Antiques Roadshow Announces 2016 Production Tour Destinations

BOSTON, MA, January 13, 2016--ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched ongoing series, is headed to six iconic cities for its summer 2016 tour: Orlando, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Indianapolis, Indiana; Fort Worth, Texas; Palm Springs, California and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Episodes recorded in those cities will be included in the 13-time Emmy® Award nominated production's 21st broadcast season, to air in 2017.

"ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is thrilled to be on the road again in search of America's hidden treasures," said ROADSHOW executive producer Marsha Bemko. "This year we are excited for first-time visits to Fort Worth and Virginia Beach, and a return to Indianapolis for the first time in 15 years. We can't wait to see what local finds are waiting for us in each of the six cities!"

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 a summer ROADSHOW event and to see complete application rules, go to pbs.org/antiques/tickets. For more information you may also call toll-free 888-762-3749. Deadline for applications is Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:59pm PST.

At each appraisal event, approximately 5,000 ticketed guests will receive free valuations of their antiques and collectibles from 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/faq.

From each of the six events, three episodes of television per city will be created for inclusion in ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 21st Season, airing in 2017.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 2016 summer tour dates:

Orlando, Florida                                      June 18

Virginia Beach, Virginia                           June 25

Indianapolis, Indiana                               July 9

Fort Worth, Texas                                   July 23

Palm Springs, California                          August 6

Salt Lake City, Utah                                August 13

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is produced by WGBH Boston for PBS, and is seen by an average of 8.5 million viewers each week. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 20th broadcast season is currently airing Mondays at 8/7c PM onPBS.

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