As of 2015, “Antiques Roadshow” tours in May, June, July and August. For the 2015 season, the show visited six American cities, in Arizona, Washington, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas and South Carolina.
On average, “Antiques Roadshow” visits eight cities between May and August each year. In 2014, the show visited nine cities. In 1999, “Antiques Roadshow” traveled to Toronto, Canada, to tape its first episode outside the United States.
“Antiques Roadshow” features experts and specialists appraising antiques and collectibles brought in by local viewers. The show debuted on the Public Broadcasting Station in 1997. As of 2015, “Antiques Roadshow” is seen by eight million viewers each week. The program is based on the original British “Antiques Roadshow,” which premiered on the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1979.