by Jac Kern
Posted In: TV/Celebrity
at 09:40 AM | Permalink
Episode to air on CET June 3
premiere behind-the-scenes footage from Antiques
Roadshow’s Cincinnati episode (taped at Duke Energy Convention Center on July 21, 2012 and aired April 1-15,
2013) at 8 p.m. Monday, June 3.
When it was
announced in February 2012 that Antiques
Roadshow would return to Cincinnati to tape another episode of the PBS show
locally, the response was resounding. More than 37,000 people across the
country registered for free tickets to the live taping July 21, 2012. Attendees
are chosen at random.
appraisal show, a favorite among old people and stoners who refuse to pay for
cable, travels to different cities with a team of staffers, appraisers and volunteers
to meet with the thousands of locals and visitors who believe their junk, inheritances, yard sale finds and other antiques are worth a pretty penny — and some who just want to be on TV.
Cincinnati episodes featured Rookwood pottery, Colonel Sanders’ suit, an 1846
map of the western United States and much more. This behind-the-scenes episode
will show more of how an event of this magnitude is run so smoothly, but maybe
you’ll also get a peek of your neighbor getting his creepy doll collection
CET at 8 p.m. Monday to watch.
by Jac Kern
Posted In: TV/Celebrity
at 10:24 AM | Permalink
PBS Series shooting around town this week; appraisal event Saturday
Popular PBS series and appraisal show pioneer Antiques Roadshow has come to Cincinnati to film an episode locally. Film crews can be seen at various area landmarks such as Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, the American Sign Museum and the appraisal site, Duke Energy Convention Center.Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Lark Manson were scheduled to visit the zoo today to discuss the rhino population crisis and its relation to antique trading. The crew will stop by the American Sign Museum Friday with Walberg and appraiser Leila Dunbar to cover 20th century vintage signage and get some vibrant shots of the local attraction.Saturday is the big day for the lucky 6,000 expected guests in attendance. From 8 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 70 appraisers will be on-site at the Duke Energy Center to assess the value of more than 12,000 vintage toys, antique furniture, knick-knacks and plenty of other items. Of all stops on Antiques Roadshow's six-city tour, Cincinnati's show received that highest number of ticket requests (more than 37,000). Antiques Roadshow attendees are selected at random prior to the event.The episode is set to air on PBS in 2013. The show previously filmed an episode in Cincinnati in 1998. Watch July 21st, 2012 -- ROADSHOW Comes to Cincinnati, OH! on PBS. See more from Antiques Roadshow.
0 Comments · Wednesday, October 5, 2011
It’s hard to be an aging Hip Hop artist.
You can retain your dignity and status only so long before some young
whippersnapper MC conjures up the most destructive dis of all: “You’re
old.” So kudos to Ad-Rock of The Beastie Boys for somehow managing to
not completely embarrass himself or his bandmates during a recent
appearance on Quilting Arts TV … er, rather Top Chef: Just Desserts.
Icarus Films, 1982, Not Rated
0 Comments · Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Middletown, a 1982 PBS documentary series about everyday life in Middle America has had a troubled history. Produced by Peter Davis, it was meant as a return to the searing, revelatory, verite-style reality television that PBS pioneered with 1973’s An American Family.
0 Comments · Wednesday, May 6, 2009
The best music show on TV, PBS's "Austin City Limits," has announced the lineup of artists for its 35th anniversary season, which starts Oct. 3. The roster is another great mix of established artists and relative newcomers and includes Cincinnati's own Heartless Bastards, who have relocated to Austin.
PBS series looks at the region's history and mystery
1 Comment · Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Appalachia is a mystery in the heart of America. But a new four-hour PBS series tries to provide some answers, showing Appalachians as having been badly exploited, even dehumanized, by our capitalist economy. The rich industrialists who bought up the resources saw the "workers, like the land, (as) simply tools for profit." Grade: C.