Come March, 2019, the hit TV series “American Pickers” is set to shoot new episodes in California. The show’s production team is seeking new guests, and reached The Milpitas Beat to request that we share the news with our community…

“American Pickers” airs on the History Channel. It’s all about the world of antique “picking.” Its 2 stars, Mike and Pete, hit the road in each episode in search of unique antique collections and the stories of how they came to be. The pair calls themselves the Pickers, hence the show’s title.

They not only examine antique collections, they’re also out to rescue and recycle what they find. And they’re not only interested in the objects themselves; they’re interested in the human beings and history behind those objects.

Now they’re seeking California’s hidden treasures.

Do you have a big antique collection? How ‘bout someone in your family or circle of friends? If so, and you’re interested in sharing it with the world, the Pickers want to know about it. They’ll need your name, phone number, and location, along with a description and some photos of the collection in question:

Here’s their email: americanpickers@cineflix.com

Here’s their number: 855-OLD-RUST

Here’s their Facebook addy: @GotAPick

New episodes of “American Pickers” air on Mondays at 6pm PST on the History Channel.

Eric Shapiro
Eric Shapiro is a writer and filmmaker. He is the author of six critically acclaimed fiction books, among them the novella "It's Only Temporary" (2005), which appeared on Nightmare Magazine's list of the Top 100 Horror Books, and numerous short stories published in anthologies alongside work by H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and many others. His nonfiction articles have been published on The Daily Dot, Ravishly, and The Good Men Project. His first feature film, "Rule of 3" (2010), won awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Shriekfest, and had its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. His second feature film, "Living Things" (2014), was endorsed by PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) and distributed by Cinema Libre Studio. In 2015, he won the 19th Annual Fade In Award for Thriller Screenplays. He was a founding partner of Ghostwriters Central, a writing and editing firm which received positive notices from The Wall Street Journal, Consumers Digest, and the TV program "Intelligence For Your Life." Eric has edited works published on The Huffington Post and Forbes, as well as two Bram Stoker Award-nominated novels.

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