American Pickers

Antiques Roadshow Announces Six New 2011 Tour Cities

This summer, Antiques Roadshow will once again crisscross the country in search of new treasures for Season 16 of PBS’s most watched show.The 2011 Tour stops are: Eugene, Ore. …………. June 4, 2011El Paso, Texas ……….. June 18, 2011Minneapolis, Minn. ….. July 9, 2011Tulsa, Okla.  ………….   July 23, 2011Atlanta, Ga.……………. Aug. 6, 2011Pittsburgh, Pa. ……….. Aug....

Enter to win one of two American Pickers Season One DVD sets

Starting Jan. 1, we’re giving contestants of the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes a chance to win one of two copies of American Pickers: The Complete Season 1 DVD set Join Frank and Mike on their cross-country adventures with your very own copy of the American Pickers: The Complete Season 1 three disc set....

Asheford Institute of Antiques films TV pilot for fall 2011

The field of antiques-related television shows will add at least one more in the fall as experts from the Asheford Institute of Antiques (AIA) team up to roll-out a half-hour pilot TV show tentatively scheduled for release in the fall of 2011. AIA is a professional-level, distance learning program on antiques, collectibles and appraising....

Your guide to all next gen antiques-themed TV shows

The following two items complimented a longer article in the Dec. 22 edition on SPIKE-TV’s new hit show Auction Hunters. Billed as the West coast’s answer to American Pickers, Auction Hunters follows the exploits of California’s Allen Haff and Ton Jones as they hunt for antiques and collectibles in abandoned storage lockers. The Next...

Antiques-themed Cable Shows Generating Buzz: Caroline Ashleigh Blog

Have you been listening to the entire buzz generated lately about the new reality television shows staring appraisers, auctioneers, vintage objects, and the suspense their discoveries generate? The venerable forebear of the trend is, of course, PBS’s Antiques Roadshow, broadcast since 1997. Marsha Bemko, its executive producer, said in a recent telephone interview that...

American Pickers: Saving Antiques One at a Time

American Pickers, a reality television show featuring antique and collectible treasure hunters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, debuted on the History Channel on Jan. 18, 2010, with 3.2 million viewers and was the highest rated new cable series for viewers aged 25 to 54.