The History Channel series American Restoration premiered in October 2010 and quickly had become a fan favorite kudos to Rick Dale as well as his team at Rick’s Restorations in Las Vegas. Rick’s capacity to restore old worn-out objects to their former glory helped the show get big ratings when it first aired. In the end, nothing was as it seemed. From complaints from customers to supporter hatred, this is the untold story of American Restoration, from Rick’s modest reality TV start to his ultimate collapse.
If you watch Pawn Stars fairly frequently, you know that the show’s creators frequently bring in outside experts to properly assess items. Rick Dale was an expert and a series regular. Rick’s fans loved him on Pawn Stars, so History Channel asked him to host his own tv series. Rick did agree and started to work filming a few episodes for a trial season.