The items arrive by the thousands, borne on furniture dollies, in Radio Flyer wagons or nestled carefully in owners’ arms. The hodge-podge parade consists of paintings, teapots, firearms, mannequins decked out in military uniforms and more. Much more.
For only the fourth time in the show’s history, an item on “Antiques Roadshow” will be appraised for $1 million in the season premiere Monday night. What was the item? Read this …
PBS is giving the genteel “Antiques Roadshow” a fierce partner with “Market Wars,” an antiques-hunt reality competition show.
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Fox’s new antiques offering “Buried Treasure” had trouble rummaging for an audience with its premiere, while CBS’ “Big Brother” and NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” tied for first place, according to preliminary numbers. NBC looks to have edged out the competition to win the night overall. The series premiere […]
Five Chinese carved rhinoceros horn cups have become the highest-appraised items in “Antiques Roadshow” history. The collection, which is believed to be from the 17th or 18th century, is valued at somewhere between $1 million and $1.5 million. The cups were brought to a recent “Roadshow” event in Tulsa, OK by a man who has […]
Have you noticed how much American history is on the air right now? First and foremost are all those shows about second-hand stuff – particularly the shows such as “American Pickers” and “Pawn Stars” on History Channel that reveal the histories of the collectible objects they encounter. Then there are all the military history shows, […]
Shows about storage units, pawn shops, auctions and artifacts in your attic continue to explode. And we’re proud to say: We told you so! We first noted this rapidly growing, “unscripted” subgenre last March, when we took an inventory and came up with about 20 shows (starting with the granddaddy of them all, “Antiques Roadshow”) […]
By Lacey Rose LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Fox is going antiquing. The network better known for talent competition shows, including “American Idol,” “So You Think You Can Dance” and the upcoming “X Factor,” has greenlit a series about the pawn industry. “Buried Treasure” will follow Leigh and Leslie Keno of “Antiques Roadshow” as they […]
If there is a faster-growing category of TV shows out there now than all of these series you’re seeing about the buying and selling of other people’s second-hand stuff, then we haven’t heard about it. How could there be? This one has just exploded recently, becoming so ubiquitous that you can’t help encountering a show […]
48 Hours of MJJ: CBS tackled Michael Jackson’s death with the 48 Hours special last night. It delved into the pop star’s paternity issues with his children, questions about his prescription drug use and the last hours of his life. Check out a clip HERE. ‘Robot Chicken’ Takes On Perez Hilton: Seth Green and Matthew […]