Rick Harrison

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...

AT Inbox: ‘Antiques Roadshow’ stop not worth the gas

Kudos on the “new” Antique Trader. I’ve withheld judgment until now. I give you an “A.” Your staff and you have been consistent in taking the magazine from a good read to a great read. You just reprinted, with editing, a 1975 article in John Rogers. It was as fresh as it was 35...