Rick Harrison is a career wheeler-dealer, but even the creator of “Pawn Stars” couldn’t sell a show set at the White House.
It wasn’t for lack of trying. Harrison approached Donald Trump administration officials about two years ago with his novel idea to focus on the lives of White House workers for a documentary series to air on cable TV.
“Pawn Stars,” of course, has been a hit for the History channel since launching in 2009 from Gold & Silver Pawn in Las Vegas.
“I wanted to talk to the gardeners, the housekeepers, the curator of all the historical items around the White House,” Harrison said. […]