Welcome to Reality TV in Detroit City


If you haven't figured out by now, I'm fascinated with reality TV shows that feature buying and selling of art and antiques, from reluctant estate sellers, to hard core pawn brokers. Especially ones in Detroit, Michigan. This business is known to be tough, but running one in Detroit can be even tougher. So, I'm excited to blog about two new shows -  truTV's Hard Core Pawn which debuted on Tuesday, December 28 at 10pm/9c, and HG-TV's Cash & Cari which debuts on Monday, January 3 at 10pm/9c


As owners of Detroit's biggest pawn shop, the Gold family have bought and sold things you can't begin to imagine. Every day brings new danger as the Golds operate in the heart of one of America's most troubled ciities.  There is money to be made, but their profits come with huge risk. Welcome to the world of Hard Core Pawn.


In the premier episode of HG-TV's Cash & Cari  entitled, The Reluctant Estate Seller, a life-long collector sells his prized possessions, and my friend, Cari, sets up a huge estate sale. But will she convince the reluctant seller to part with his 1946 Harley and an entire room full of vintage lunch boxes?  Be sure to tune in on Monday, January 3rd, at 10:00 pm/9c to find out!


Do you have a major treasure on your hands? A historical relic? An antique car? A gown worn by a top celebrity? A baseball thrown by a hall of famer? A sketch by a famous artist? Or maybe just an old, obscure item that feels like it could be really valuable that you would like to see on TV? Reality TV-land beckons! Tell me about your wondrous, unusual, forgotten and famous treasure by emailing me at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it





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