The growing popularity of TV shows like "Pawn Stars" is boosting business at local establishments such as E-Z Money II in Bethlehem, according to a Lehigh Valley Live report.
The shows are inspiring customers to bring in unusual items, haggle over prices and search for treasures among the shelves, cases and piles of used merchandise and collectibles.
"American Pickers" have to Pennsylvania. The "pickers"of the History Channel show found some valuable sideshow banners at Bushkill Park near Easton in 2010.
"American Pickers" follows two antique hunters along the back roads of America as they search for hidden gems in garages, attics, barns and junkyards.
"Pawn Stars" tells the story of three generations of a family running a pawn shop on the outskirts of Las Vegas.