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Monday deadline to purchase tickets for Antiques Roadshow in Knoxville

staff report • Apr 4, 2013 at 10:33 AM

Monday is the deadline to apply for free tickets to this summer's stop of the Antiques Roadshow in Knoxville.Antiques Roadshow, PBS’s highest-rated ongoing primetime series, will visit Knoxville on Saturday, July 13, as part of its eight-city summer production tour. Antiques Roadshow and East Tennessee PBS will co-host the all-day appraisal event at the Knoxville Convention Center.Applications for tickets can be made online at www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/tickets.html or by sending a postcard that includes the applicant’s name and complete home address to: KNOXVILLE ROADSHOW, Box 249, Canton, MA, 02021.Additional instructions for sending postcard applications are available online at www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/tickets_postcard.html.Approximately 3,000 recipients will be selected at random from all eligible entries to receive a pair of tickets to the appraisal event. Roadshow producers anticipate receiving as many as 20,000 applications.Ticket holders are invited to bring two items for a free verbal approximation of value by experts from the world’s leading auction houses, independent appraisers, auctioneers and dealers. As part of the visit, Antiques Roadshow will also film field segments in and around Knoxville, highlighting local history and places of interest. From Roadshow’s visit to Knoxville, three episodes of television will be created for inclusion in Roadshow’s 18th Season, airing in 2014.Antiques Roadshow airs locally on East Tennessee PBS Mondays at 8 p.m. For more information about Roadshow’s visit to Knoxville visit: www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/cities/knoxville_event.html.Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, 10-time Emmy Award-nominated Antiques Roadshow is in its 18th broadcast season and is the top-rated primetime PBS series. The series is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. The series is produced for PBS under license from the BBC by WGBH.For additional information, please contact Amy Hubbard at ahubbard@easttennesseepbs.org or 865-595-0220.

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