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Review:What It’s Like To Attend An “Antiques Roadshow” Taping

July 6th, 2013 admin

The popular “Antiques Roadshow” is one that has now been around for decades and shows no sign of ending its production anytime in the near future. For those who are unfamiliar with the premise of the show, it essentially consists of people who bring in their possessions to have appraised by a professional on the spot. Often times, these are items that have been passed on from past generations or picked up at flea markets and yard sales, http://www.directtelevisionpackages.com, so the owners have no real idea how much the items are worth. Sometimes, they are surprised to find that the item is worth a lot of money, while other times, the exact opposite is true. Regardless of the turnout, viewers enjoy learning about the history of various objects and seeing the reactions of the people who bring them in to be appraised when they receive their results. There has been a lot of debate, however, as to whether the British or American version of the show is better. Of course, there is no real answer to this question, as they are both very similar. For the most part, many viewers tend to watch the British version of the show, as it was the original.

Review:Art Masterpieces That Have Been Featured On “Antiques Roadshow”

July 4th, 2013 admin

“Antiques Roadshow” regularly features lost art masterpieces and often these clips are among the most interesting parts of the show.

One episode, for example, told of a 1978 museum robbery in San Francisco. Four paintings were stolen. Three of the stolen paintings were dropped off in an auction house in New York 19 years later, by a man wearing a disguise. One of the paintings was Rembrandt’s “Portrait of a Rabbi.” One painting still remains at large. It is a nautical scene by the Read the rest of this entry »

Review:The Best Appraiser In “Antiques Roadshow” History

July 3rd, 2013 admin

The best appraiser overall from the TV show Antiques Roadshow is, in my opinion and in the opinion of so many others, Wendell D. Garrett. His consistency is the determining factor that sets him above and beyond the other fine appraisers on the show. Since 1997, the inception of Antiques Roadshow, Garrett has rendered appraisals across the nation. For 15 consecutive seasons, he served the show with insightful vision and delightful commentary. Clearly, he had a gift to invite viewers into the camera, Read the rest of this entry »

Review:“Antiques Roadshow FYI”: This Spin-Off Is A Winner

June 30th, 2013 admin

Fans of the popular PBS series “Antiques Roadshow” often have many questions after they have finished watching. Among the things that they want to know are what collectibles are in high demand, and what type of antiques the presenters choose for their own collections.

The producers have developed a new series of 26 half hour shows to answer just this type of question. The program will be hosted by popular “Antiques Roadshow” presenter Lara Spencer and will feature correspondent Clay Reynolds. Read the rest of this entry »

Review:Which “Antiques Roadshow” Version Is Better: American Or British?

June 26th, 2013 admin

The popular “Antiques Roadshow” is one that has now been around for decades and shows no sign of ending its production anytime in the near future. For those who are unfamiliar with the premise of the show, it essentially consists of people who bring in their possessions to have appraised by a professional on the spot. Often times, these are items that have been passed on from past generations or picked up at flea markets and yard Read the rest of this entry »