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Antiques Roadshow

One-Of-A-Kind Family Heirloom Dramatically Changes Struggling Man's Life

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | Good News

A man down on his luck after suffering injuries in a car crash had a miraculous twist of fate, all thanks to a blanket. L.T., as he is called, was...

'Antiques Roadshow' Scores With $1 Million Baseball Trove

AP | By LYNN ELBER | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia. ...

Appraising Ivory Is an Antiquated Idea

John F. Calvelli | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green
John F. Calvelli

Ivory and the trinkets made from it are in high demand globally. So much so that despite restrictions on illegal poaching and trafficking, elephants are still being killed at a tremendous rate of 35,000 per year.

Ivory Tusks Are Off 'Antiques Roadshow'

AP | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS says "Antiques Roadshow" is dropping appraisals of ivory tusks. The tusks won't be shown in new episodes or in segments draw...

Antiques Roadshow's 'Youngest Collector' Is The Most Adorable Art Advocate Ever

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

It's official. This young man is our favorite Antiques Roadshow guest. Ever. The lucky little preteen apparently has a knack for art and antique co...

Member Stations Diminish PBS Black History Month Programming

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 04.09.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

Black History Month programming is getting the short shrift because America can't get enough Downton Abbey and Antiques Roadshow.

Marvin Gaye's 1964 Passport Discovered In Record Purchased At Estate Sale

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

How sweet it was for this Motown fan to find a hidden treasure like this: one lucky memorabilia collector spent 50 cents on an old record, only to hav...

Woman Finds Valuable Picasso Hidden Under Layers Of Kitchen Grease

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

In about 1970, a woman bought a plate in Rhode Island for under $100, which she hung in her kitchen upon her return home. For years, it sat above the ...

WATCH: This 'Antiques Roadshow' Clip Will Give You Back Your Childhood

Posted 12.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

You thought those ratty old stockings your mom has been hanging since 1985 were the ultimate throwback to Christmas past, imagine looking through your...

'Antiques Roadshow': Cherokee Satchel From 1800s Worth $100,000

Posted 11.19.2013 | TV

On "Antiques Roadshow," a woman in San Diego brought in a satchel her great-grandfather had received from the Cherokee in 1846. He was a lieutenant in...

The Last One of a Kind

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Sarah O'Leary

Recently I discovered that the 8-foot tall turn of the century wooden playground slide in the middle of my living room might be the last one like it o...

Behind The Scenes: Antiques Roadshow

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 10.02.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Getting your own item in front of those cameras, however, is not as easy as it seems. It's up to each appraiser to spot camera worthy items and stories out of the thousands available.

'Antiques Roadshow': Jewelry Collection Doubles In Value

Posted 07.31.2013 | TV

"Antiques Roadshow" continued looking into its own past for hidden treasures, this week spotlighting a 1998 episode from Richmond, Virginia. While the...

'Antiques Roadshow': Woman Enjoys '15 Minutes Of Fame'

Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

It's always fun to watch people's mouths drop open when they discover something they own that they thought was worthless turns out to be worth more th...

Viewers Can't Quit 'Antiques Roadshow'

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 09.01.2013 | TV

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The items arrive by the thousands, borne on furniture dollies, in Radio Flyer wagons or nestled carefully in owners' arms. The hodg...

WATCH: You Won't Believe What The 'Antiques Roadshow' Found

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

See, maybe your hoarding tendencies will pay off.

LOOK: Amazing Vintage Finds From Oscar Winning Movies

Marsha Bemko | Posted 04.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Marsha Bemko

You'll be surprised by who's on the list.

'Antiques Roadshow': Violin Found In The Trash

Posted 01.08.2013 | TV

On the season premiere of "Antiques Roadshow," a man brought in a violin he'd found in the trash. Wanting to get his wife's violin fixed, he considere...

How to Collect and Appraise Antique Jewelry

Peter Shemonsky | Posted 01.12.2013 | HuffPost Home
Peter Shemonsky

Learn the right questions to ask about collecting antiques.

Antiques Roadshow: 'We Are Breaking People's Hearts All The Time'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

Ask any thrifter out there, and they'll tell you that there's something incredibly satisfying about antiquing. America's other favorite pastime is pa...

The Scientific 'Antiques Roadshow': Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Jeff Bocan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Jeff Bocan

I-Corps is like the scientific version of PBS' Antiques Roadshow: technological gems that have largely been tucked away in the labs of America's research institutions are being dusted off to unlock the potential to create a lot of value.

A $1 Million Dollar Painting! (And Other Amazing 'Antiques Roadshow' Finds)

Marsha Bemko | Posted 10.29.2012 | HuffPost Home
Marsha Bemko

One of the best parts of my job as executive producer for PBS's Antiques Roadshow is collecting and sharing the stories we discover as we journey across the U.S.A.

'Antiques Roadshow' Goes Back To '97 For A Second Look

Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

For the first time in its long history, "Antiques Roadshow" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on PBS) took a look back at some items they'd appraised in a previous epi...

'Antiques Roadshow': Painting For $2.50 Worth How Much?

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

It's that fantasy that so many people have had. Let's face it, the general public doesn't know a lot about fine art, and certainly doesn't know a lot ...

'Antiques Roadshow': How Much For A Cardboard Cutout Of Elvis Presley?

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

"Antiques Roadshow" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on PBS) was in Minneapolis Monday night, and one of the standout items brought in to be appraised was a cardboard...