New York/Sydney – A+E Networks has licensed Australian format rights for the hit series American Pickers to Foxtel. To be produced by Shine Australia, the 10-episode Aussie Pickers will air in Australia on A&E, which is managed locally by Foxtel, in 2013.

Foxtel Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh said, “Aussie Pickers is a show with pedigree. American Pickers is one of the most popular shows on our newly launched factual entertainment channel A&E, and this local version will undoubtedly capture the interest and imagination of Australian audiences and provide an excellent opportunity to further extend the brand.”