Marsha Bemko

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Marsha Bemko is the executive producer of the seven-time Emmy Award-nominated Antiques Roadshow and a popular lecturer who writes regularly for the Antiques Roadshow Insider.

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An all-access pass to America's first (and favorite) reality television program -- boasting over ten million viewers each week -- Antiques Roadshow!

If you're a fan of PBS's top-rated Antiques Roadshow, you've probably wondered -- what would it take to get your family treasure on the program? What happens to the antiques after the show airs? Are the appraisers ever wrong? And will Antiques Roadshow come to my hometown?

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. This too shall pass.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Jack Torrance from “The Shining” although will always have a soft spot for Cruella DeVille and The Wicked Witch of the West.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I’d like to roam the world on a hunt for great antiques. I’d start here in Boston, head west and once I reach the California coast, cross the Pacific and keep on going. When I’m done sit under the shade of a cabana on a beach.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. “You know.” And I’m trying to cure myself, you know?

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” Mika’s “Grace Kelly” Billie Holiday’s “Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do” Eva Cassidy’s “Songbird” Neil Young’s “Harvest Moon”