“Antiques Roadshow” returns “reality” to “reality television.”
Part adventure, part history lesson and part treasure hunt, “Antiques Roadshow” is a 13-time Emmy Award-nominee and PBS’ most-watched ongoing series. In each hour-long episode, specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. “Antiques Roadshow” cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, flea market finds and items saved from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these items.
Tune in Monday nights at 7 p.m., beginning Jan. 7, for an all-new season of exciting finds on Arizona PBS. Be sure to register to for a chance to have your items appraised when “Antiques Roadshow” films live at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden on April 16, 2019.
Jan. 7: Meadow Brook Hall (Part One)
Visit the grounds of the historic Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan, and learn the story behind beloved family heirlooms, thrift store finds and more – including a $77,500 appraisal. Watch online.
Jan. 14: Meadow Brook Hall (Part Two)
Discover Detroit-area treasures as they are appraised at the historic estate of Matilda Dodge Wilson. Meadow Brook Hall finds include a Keith Haring archive, Harry Bertoia brooches and an 1835 “City of Detroit” map. One of these treasures is worth $40,000-$60,000. Watch online.
Jan. 21: Meadow Brook Hall (Part Three)
Magnificent Michigan treasures shine at Meadow Brook Hall, including a Civil War presentation sword and portrait; Danny Lyon Civil Rights posters; and a copy of “The First Men in the Moon” signed by Neil Armstrong.
Jan. 28: Ca’d’Zan (Part One)
Travel to sunny Sarasota for standout finds at Ca’ d’Zan, the home of circus royalty John and Mable Ringling. Highlights include 1954-1956 Topps baseball cards, a The John Ringling Hotel plate and a Harry Bertoia bronze.
Feb. 4: Ca’d’Zan (Part Two)
Head to Ca’ d’Zan to discover treasures that are fitting for a celebration of “The Greatest Show on Earth,” like an 1866 Otto Georgi painting, an Augsburg silver Kiddush cup and “How Man Learned to Fly” illustrations.
Feb. 11: Ca’d’Zan (Part Three)
There’s no clowning around when it comes to capturing showstopping appraisals at the Ringlings’ Sarasota mansion. Highlights include a Nakashima table, a Yankees ring and illustrated baseball, and an Elijah Pierce relief-carved plaque.
Feb. 18: Hotel Del Coronado (Part One)
Check in to Hotel del Coronado in San Diego to see sensational finds at a stunning seaside setting, such as a 1962 Baldessari oil “Sign for Rothko & Albers,” a Fortuny Delphos gown and a “Kitchen Debate” table with a signed Nixon photo.
Feb. 25: Hotel Del Coronado (Part Two)
Discover covetable California items appraised at Hotel del Coronado like a 1915 San Diego Exposition poster, a Joan Crawford archive from around 1940 and a Margaret Bourke-White photograph of Gandhi.