What would YOU pay for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with the... PAWN STARS
HISTORY(TM) Teams with eBay for PAWN STARS Charity Auction
Online Bidding Begins June 14 at 10pm ET on www.ebay.com/pawnstars
New York - The PAWN STARS can appraise the value of anything under the sun, but even the "Old Man" can't predict what a fabulous weekend in Las Vegas with HISTORY's biggest stars will fetch. Coinciding with season 3 of cable's #1 series (in adults 25-54), which premiered Monday, June 7 at 10/10:30pm ET, HISTORY is joining forces with with eBay for the first time ever to present a PAWN STARS Charity Auction. The charity auction will kick off Monday, June 14 at 10pm ET at www.ebay.com/pawnstars.
The winning eBay bidder will enjoy an action-packed weekend in Las Vegas featuring a stay at The Palms Casino Resort and dinner with the PAWN STARS at one of the resort's gourmet restaurants. After dinner, the winner will join the guys in a poker tournament at The Palms Casino - with $1,000 in chips to get started. The next day includes an internship at the pawn shop beside The Old Man, Rick, Corey, and Chumlee - while learning the tricks of the trade. Round trip air and limo service to and from the resort are also included.
The PAWN STARS Charity Auction will run for ten days, ending on Thursday, June 24. All proceeds will be donated to the PAWN STARS' charity of choice - the YMCA of Southern Nevada. Visit www.ebay.com/pawnstars for further details.
HISTORY's hit series, PAWN STARS, brings viewers inside the doors of a family-run pawnshop in Las Vegas, where three generations of men from the Harrison family� grandfather Richard, son Rick and grandson Corey� jointly run the business, with clashing and camaraderie every step of the way. This family lives and breathes the pawning business, using their sharp-eyed skills to carefully assess the value of items their colorful customers bring in, objects ranging from the obscure to the truly historic. Season 3 of PAWN STARS premiered Monday, June 7 at 10pm ET, and airs Monday's at 10pm thereafter.
Pawn Stars is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures. David McKillop and Mary E. Donahue are Executive Producers for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures are Brent Montgomery and Colby Gaines.
HISTORY(TM) and HISTORY HD(TM) are the leading destinations for revealing, award-winning original non-fiction series and event-driven specials that connect history with viewers in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. Programming covers a diverse variety of historical genres ranging from military history to contemporary history, technology to natural history, as well as science, archaeology and pop culture. Among the network's program offerings are hit series such as American Pickers, Ax Men, Battle 360, How The Earth Was Made, Ice Road Truckers, Pawn Stars and The Universe, as well as acclaimed specials including 102 Minutes That Changed America, 1968 with Tom Brokaw, King, Life After People, Nostradamus: 2012, Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed and WWII in HD. HISTORY has earned four Peabody Awards, seven Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, 12 News & Documentary Emmy(R) Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's Save Our History(R) campaign dedicated to historic preservation and history education. Take a Veteran to School Day is the network's latest initiative connecting America's schools and communities with veterans from all wars. The HISTORY web site, located at www.history.com, is the leading online resource for all things history, featuring over 20,000 videos, images, audio clips, articles and interactive features that allow visitors to dig deeper into a broad range of thousands of historical topics.