Willard was seen “engaging in a lewd act” by vice officers on routine inspection of the Tiki Theater. He was later booked and released.
On Monday, PBS introduced the first of 20 episodes of its Antiques Roadshow spinoff, Market Warriors, which pits professional antiques pickers in a competition to spot the best bargain.
However, “Given the unfortunate news reported today, effective immediately, Fred Willard no longer will be involved with the Market Warriors series.”
The host of Antiques Roadshow, Mark Walberg, will re-voice the episodes that Mr. Willard has already taped.