Trash TV: 'American Pickers' Becomes Cable Ratings Treasure

If it seems like there's only garbage on TV lately, there's a good reason. "Trash" has become cable television's treasure. In April the History Channel had its highest ratings ever, bolstered by a runaway hit, now among the top 10 shows on cable. "American Pickers" is about two guys crisscrossing the Midwest's back roads, picking through dusty old barns and garages for antiques and collectibles. In a matter of months, stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz have turned a word once reserved for...Full Story
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