American Pickers

2010, TV Show

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Rewriting History: What's Next As Hits The Bible, Vikings Change The Cable Network's Course

The Bible and Vikings made History last month in more ways than one. Both the religious miniseries and the period drama helped the channel ascend to the No. 1 spot among cable networks during March. That means less than a year after Hatfields & McCoys launched History into the scripted world, the channel is now three-for-three with original dramas.

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Season 6, Episode 28
Eccentric Prince Mongo answers to an other-worldly power and commands Mike and Frank to buy, but refuses to quote them any prices.

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Season 7, Episode 16
In Colorado, a fast-talking negotiator is determined to get top dollar for every last piece of her collection. Down the road, a local artist has a killer collection of atomic age lamps and pricey glow-in-the-dark sculptures.

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One of HISTORY's most loved series returns on a new night for more artifactual excitement! In small towns and along America's back roads, treasures are waiting to be uncovered; valuable relics from our history that are hidden in junk piles, buried in barns and stacked in garages. It takes experts to find them...and turn rust to riches. American Pickers follows two of the most skilled "pickers" - Mike Wolfe, owner of Antique Archaeology, and his business partner, Frank Fritz.

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Season 7, Episode 2
Mike and Frank are in Italy where they're determined to fill a shipping container with awesome artifacts they'd never find at home. With their translator Fred in tow, they follow a series of leads to an Italian mega-pick in Bologna. Down the road in Rome, they scour a sprawling collection that's stored underground in Roman catacombs where they fall for a skeletal Fiat 500 that's unlike anything they've ever seen before.

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Rewriting History: What's Next As Hits The Bible, Vikings Change The Cable Network's Course

The Bible and Vikings made History last month in more ways than one. Both the religious miniseries and the period drama helped the channel ascend to the No. 1 spot among cable networks during March. That means less than a year after Hatfields & McCoys launched History into the scripted world, the channel is now three-for-three with original dramas.

History has come a long way from the days when it was mostly known for running... read more

TV's Got Male, With More Testosterone Shows To Come

When a young programming executive at the History channel first pitched the idea of following a group of Louisiana Cajuns who hunt alligators, "the poor guy got laughed out of the room," says the network's president, Nancy Dubuc. But instead of dropping the idea, he kept bringing it up — and kept getting laughed at.

"But by the fourth meeting, you had to pause," Dubuc says. "If somebody is as passionate as he was about something, what's the harm in letting them run with it?" That germ of an idea turned into Swamp People, an unlikely hit that ...
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Jersey Shore Is the Most-Watched Prime-Time Cable Series of the Year

Fist pumps still rule! Jersey Shore was the year's most-watched prime-time series on basic cable. read more

Summer TV Winners and Losers

Just two years ago, MTV was struggling to find its footing. Network staple TRL had ended, onetime hit The Hills was on its way out, and ratings were in a downward spiral. MTV faced its biggest identity crisis yet — then along came Snooki and Co.

Now, led by the crass stars of prime-time phenomenon Jersey Shore, MTV can easily be crowned the biggest winner of the summer of 2011. Jersey Shore's Season 4 premiere averaged 8.8 million viewers, and the show landed five of the top seven cable telecasts of summer. "Thank God for Jersey Shore," says MTV programming head David Janollari. Those ratings translate to big advertising bucks for MTV, notes Horizon Media analyst Brad Adgate. "I think in the 30-year history of MTV, this has been... read more

Americans Watched More TV Than Ever in 2010 — Who Would Have Guessed?

Between the cop shows, medical dramas and reality farces, Americans watched more television than ever in 2010 (and we here at TVGuide.com thank you for your patronage).

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A new Nielsen report indicates that total viewing of broadcast and cable channels rose 1 percent to an average of 34 hours per person per week, according to The New York Times.

CBS was the most-watched network among all viewers for 51 out of 52 weeks, with three of its freshman series — Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods and Mike & Molly — landing in the top 20 for the year. (Incidentally, they were also the ... read more

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Premiered: January 18, 2010, on The History Channel
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: Following two friends as they travel the country in search of collectibles hidden in yards, garages and abandoned barns.

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