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.
Thank you for printing Joel Shadden’s letter in the August 4 edition of Antique Trader. While there is no secret in the fact that there is very little reality in “Reality-TV,” the History Channel has written and staged a program which emphasizes and even romanticizes a certain “sleaze factor”
I am writing in response to the letter from Joel Shadden (Aug. 4 issue). I hope no one rushes out and steals the iron grave markers. I am especially interested in those Veteran temporary iron markers for Vets from the Civil War to Korea. But I would like to offer a different...
BILOXI, Miss. — As tropical depression Bonnie lurked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, “Antiques Roadshow” pulled into Biloxi July 24 for the fourth of six stops on its 2010 tour.
BILLINGS, Mont. — When people wonder, “How do you get on Antiques Roadshow?”, the answer is the same as when someone asks for directions to Carnegie Hall: Practice, practice, practice.
Of course, like anything, it’s worth what someone is willing to pay. Right now, apparently the price tag is $14,667.89, the final price hammered in a 10-day eBay auction that ended last night, as 29 bidders battled it out racking up a whopping 62 bids before the auction ended. 100 percent of the monies...
You are about to read the worst act by an Antiques Roadshow appraiser you will ever read.
Long before he was the star of cable television’s No. 1 new show, Mike Wolfe built a career scouring America’s forgotten cachés to fuel the industrial style movement.
On Aug. 6, 2009, Antique Trader’s Karen Knapstein spoke with Rick Harrison of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas and co-star of History’s Pawn Stars.
NEW YORK – Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are once again searching the back roads, junkyards, and filled-to-the-brim barns in America for “rusty gold.” With an average of 3.8 million total viewers per episode in its first season, American Pickers, the No. 1 new cable series of 2010, returns for a second season with...