BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 22, 2012) - ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched primetime series, announced today its upcoming Season 16 specials. The season's three specials will include JUNK IN THE TRUNK 2, airing November 5, CATS & DOGS, airing November 12, and GREATEST GIFTS, airing December 17. The specials will conclude ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S Emmy Award-nominated Season 16.
"ROADSHOW'S upcoming specials are just the icing on Season 16's cake," said ROADSHOW executive producer Marsha Bemko. "This season we received our tenth Emmy nomination and these episodes will be the perfect finale for this top-notch season. With JUNK IN THE TRUNK 2 we'll bring you brand-spanking new appraisals from our Season 16 tour. You'll see fine and furry friends taking all shapes and sizes in CATS & DOGS, and GREATEST GIFTS will have you writing out your holiday wish list. Chock full of entertaining and exciting appraisals, you won't want to miss these specials."
JUNK IN THE TRUNK 2, airing on Monday, November 5, will feature never-before-seen appraisals from ROADSHOW'S Season 16 tour. Travel with ROADSHOW through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy these new appraisals. A Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss's signature are just a few of the finds revealed in this episode. CATS & DOGS, airing Monday, November 12, will include appraisals featuring felines and canines -- in sculpture, on canvas, and taking many other forms including a 'Hush Puppy' mascot, dog portraits and one "naughty cat" bronze. Finally, GREATEST GIFTS, airing December 17, will get you in the mood for the holiday season ahead with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents.
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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Subaru. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers. The 2012 season marks Liberty Mutual Insurance's eighth and Subaru's sixth year as ROADSHOW national sponsors. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is grateful for their ongoing support.
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. Executive producer is Marsha Bemko.
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