Behind the Scenes with Antiques Roadshow EP Marsha Bemko

It isn’t every day that PBS’s highest rated, on-going series pays Sacramento a visit. When Antiques Roadshow returned in May 2019, we were given exclusive behind-the-scenes access the day before production. Rob Stewart sat down with Executive Producer Marsha Bemko to talk about coming back to Sacramento, recent changes to the series, and how they “pick & pitch” the most interesting finds.

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Episode 16

S2020 Ep16 | 56m 46s

Student-run aquarium, motorcycle repair shop, hospice for the homeless, art and wellness.

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Episode 15

S2020 Ep15 | 56m 46s

Lake Tahoe Fire Academy, Thai Basil, Mercy Pedalers, TEAMride, Ladies to the Rescue.

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Episode 14

S2020 Ep14 | 56m 46s

The skill of being happy, NAACP President Betty Williams, Student Voices Campaign.

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Episode 13

S2020 Ep13 | 56m 46s

Oak Park’s Mother Rose. Napa Valley College wine career training. Unsung Heroes History.

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Episode 12

S2020 Ep12 | 56m 46s

Marine Mammal Center. African American Expressions. Equine and ranch management degree.

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Episode 11

S2020 Ep11 | 56m 46s

Raptor Center. Farm of the Future. Anti-bullying. Strum Shop. Dr. Elena Siegel.

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Episode 10

S2020 Ep10 | 56m 46s

Dual-language immersion. Soccer cleats with purpose. Community art and law enforcement.

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Episode 9

S2020 Ep9 | 56m 46s

Fleet Feet's founder. Jewish Foundation of Sacramento. Navy submarine. Tai Chi.

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Episode 8

S2020 Ep8 | 56m 46s

RSVP choir, yarn-making, Haggin Museum, Punjab dance.

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Episode 7

S2019 Ep7 | 56m 46s

10Ks with cops; Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra; beauty technology, Sikh culture.

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Episode 6

S2019 Ep6 | 56m 46s

A&W, Rocklin preschool, Culinary Institute of America, Goodwill

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Episode 5

S2019 Ep5 | 56m 46s

Yurok language, Patrick and Bobbin Mulvaney, Sacramento State's String Project.

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Episode 4

S2019 Ep4 | 56m 46s

Goathouse Brewing, music therapy, Alice Waters, Yosemite bears.

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Episode 3

S2019 Ep3 | 56m 46s

Leatherby's Family Creamery, Jose Hernandez, wildfire first responders.

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Episode 2

S2019 Ep2 | 56m 19s

Frank Fat's 80th anniversary. California school nurse shortage. Antiques Roadshow glass.

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Episode 1

S2019 Ep1 | 56m 46s

Behind the scenes at Antiques Roadshow in Sacramento and more.

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