"PAWNOGRAPHY" PREMIERES AS HISTORY(R)'S #1 NEW SERIES OF 2014 WITH 2.82 MILLION VIEWERS
NEW YORK, NY - July 11, 2014 - The series premiere of HISTORY(R)'S new game show PAWNOGRAPHY buzzed in with 2.82 total million viewers making it the #1 new series premiere of 2014 for HISTORY. The Thursday, July 10 at 10 PM ET premiere brought in 1.2 million with Adults 25-54 and 995,000 with Adults 18-49.
From the producers that created HISTORY'S hit series Pawn Stars, PAWNOGRAPHY features Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison, Austin "Chumlee" Russell and host Christopher Titus. The half-hour game show features contestants competing against each other and 'The Pawn Stars' in three fast-paced rounds of trivia style questions. Rick, Corey and Chumlee vigorously defend their treasured items from confident and brainy contestants as the cherished items up for grabs are from Rick's personal collection and he doesn't want to give them up - this is the only game show that doesn't want the contestants to win! Will a lucky contestant be able to stump the man who knows everything or will Rick prevail and walk away with his money in his pocket and his prized possessions in tact? PAWNOGRAPHY airs on HISTORY Thursdays at 10 PM ET/PT.
PAWNOGRAPHY is produced by Leftfield Pictures for HISTORY. Russ McCarroll, Zachary Behr and Elaine Frontain Bryant are Executive Producers for HISTORY. Brent Montgomery, David George, Shawn Witt, and Michael Binkow serve as Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures. Titus is managed by Octagon Entertainment
HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a roster of hit series including American Pickers(R), American Restoration(TM), Ax Men(TM), Counting Cars(TM), Pawn Stars(R), Swamp People(R) and The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man as well as HISTORY(R)'s first scripted series Vikings, and epic miniseries and special programming such as The Bible and the Emmy(R) Award-winning Hatfields & McCoys, Men Who Built America, Gettysburg, Vietnam in HD, America The Story of Us(R) and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY(R) website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY(R)'s Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com.