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What happens to all that stuff on America’s favorite antiques show once the cameras leave town? DETOURS reveals the stories, secrets, and surprises of TV treasures which go beyond the screen. Join host Adam Monahan, a longtime producer with WGBH’s Antiques Roadshow on a journey of discovery from behind the scenes of the hit PBS series. Each episode tells the deeper story of one object, amazing and amusing listeners along the way. From WGBH and PRX.

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The Hardest Fact I Ever Checked

Adam Monahan, producer for GBH’s Antiques Roadshow, attempts to verify what could be one of the most valuable objects to ever appear on the program: a flag from John F. Kennedy’s famed navy boat, the PT-109. With the help of a chemist, an appraiser, an author and a curator (oh, and his mom too), Adam tries to determine whether or not we have a national treasure on our hands.

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Sep 14, 2020
A Show About a Show About Old Stuff

What happens to all that stuff seen on WGBH’s Antiques Roadshow once the cameras leave town? The new DETOURS podcast picks up where the appraisals left off. Join host and longtime Roadshow producer Adam Monahan as he goes behind the scenes to reveal the stories, secrets, and surprises of some really old stuff never shared before.

Aug 31, 2020
Premiere preview – National treasure or not? The PT-109 flag that never made it to TV.
Jul 20, 2020
Coming Soon


May 19, 2020