No End in Sight for TV’s Obsession With Collectibles

Shows about storage units, pawn shops, auctions and artifacts in your attic continue to explode. And we’re proud to say: We told you so! We first noted this rapidly growing, “unscripted” subgenre last March, when we took an inventory and came up with about 20 shows (starting with the granddaddy of them all, “Antiques Roadshow”) […]

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Reality TV Subgenre Mines Junk for Entertainment

BY: Derrik J. Lang LOS ANGELES – Allen Haff has found himself in a precarious position. Armed with a pocket knife and a rechargeable flashlight resembling a space-age ray gun, the lanky 41-year-old is dangerously perched inside a storage unit on the side of a mattress that is teetering against a rickety tower of boxes. […]

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