DENTON — The “American Pickers” are excited to return to Maryland! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout this area in April 2021.

“We understand that with the proliferation of COVID-19, we are all facing very uncertain times. We at American Pickers are taking the pandemic very seriously and will be following all guidelines and protocols for safe filming as outlined by the state and CDC,” said producer Sarah Perkins in a news release. “While we plan to be in Maryland this April, we will continue to re-schedule if conditions change for the worse. Regardless, we are excited to continue to reach the many collectors in the area to discuss their years of picking.”

“American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on The History Channel. The hit show follows skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them.

According to his biography on the “American Pickers” website, Mike Wolfe has been searching for hidden treasure since he was 4 years old. “Where other people see dilapidated barns and overgrown yards, Wolfe sees the beauty of long-lost things and the stories of the people who made them, used them and somehow saved them,” it states.

Picker Frank Fritz worked for many years as a fire and safety inspector but always had a passion for antiques and junk, his biography states. He is known to get carried away by anything with an engine.

Shop manager Danielle Colby is a lover and collector of all things vintage, her biography states, adding that she is drawn to anything that tells a story.

As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, the Pickers are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items. They hope to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way.

The Pickers have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something they’ve never seen before. They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them.

Pickers only pick private collections, so no stores, malls, flea markets, museums, auctions, businesses or anything open to the public.

The “American Pickers” TV Show is looking for leads and would love to explore your hidden treasure.

If you or someone you know has a large, private collection or accumulation of antiques that the Pickers can spend the better part of the day looking through, send your name, phone number, location and description of the collection with photos to: americanpickers@cineflix.com or call 855-OLD-RUST. Facebook: @GotAPick.

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