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[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[05/30/13 - 10:55 AM]
truTV Lights Up Summer with Three New Series and Eight Returning Hits
Highlights include the return of its flagship series "Hardcore Pawn" on Tuesday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/13 - 10:29 AM]
truTV Bets Big on Comedic Reality with Three New Series, Plus Pilots, Development Deals and Renewals
Returning series include "Impractical Jokers," "Upload with Shaquille O'Neal," "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" and "Guinness World Records(R) Gone Wild!"

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[02/20/13 - 12:15 PM]
truTV Expands Hit Series with Additional Episodes of "Impractical Jokers" and "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago"
The cable channel has commissioned 13 and eight more episodes, respectively.

[02/12/13 - 10:50 AM]
TBS's "Cougar Town" Scores Its Best Performance of the Season in Live + 3 Delivery of Key Adult Demos Last Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of February 4-10.

[02/06/13 - 02:27 PM]
"Hardcore Pawn" Closes Out Sixth Season with 3.4 Million Viewers, truTV's Largest Audience Ever
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 5.

[02/05/13 - 11:28 AM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 on Basic Cable for Prime Time Delivery of Adults 18-34 and #5 for Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 28-February 3.

[01/23/13 - 11:32 AM]
Adult Swim's Total Day Ranks #1 Among Adults 18-24, 18-34 & 18-49 on Basic Cable This Week
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 14-20.

[01/15/13 - 10:30 AM]
TBS Ranks as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network in Primetime with Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49 for the Second Week of January
Turner spins the numbers for the week of January 7-13.

[01/08/13 - 01:41 PM]
Cartoon Network Ranks as Television's #1 Network for Total Day Delivery of Boys 6-11 & 9-14
Turner spins the numbers for the week of December 31-January 6.

[01/02/13 - 01:11 PM]
"Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" Scores truTV's Biggest Series Launch Ever, With More Than 2.1 Million Viewers
truTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 1.

[12/14/12 - 10:48 AM]
Series Premiere of "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" Has Moved to Tuesday, January 1
The "Hardcore Pawn" spin-off was previously slated to launch this Tuesday, December 18.

[10/02/12 - 12:30 PM]
truTV Ready to Turn Up the Heat this Winter After Scoring Best Third Quarter Ever in Key Demos
Among the newcomers: "Killer Karaoke," now premiering premiering Friday, November 23.

[08/15/12 - 07:01 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago"
The network has ordered nine half-hour episodes of the series, which is set to premiere later this year.







HARDCORE PAWN: CHICAGO (TRUTV)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/1/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (18 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 8/25/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from truTV's press release, May 2013) Hardcore Pawn: Chicago, which launched in January with truTV's most-watched series premiere ever, is back with all new episodes this June. The show takes viewers behind the scenes at Royal Pawn Shop, "the baddest pawn shop in Chicago." One of the city's largest and oldest establishments in the pawn and gold-buying business, Royal Pawn Shop is owned by Randy and Wayne Cohen, two brothers who don't always see eye to eye...except when it comes to finding the best deals for the business. Hardcore Pawn: Chicago follows along as these over-the-top siblings wheel and deal with just about anyone, from a sweet kindergarten teacher to an intimidating mob boss. Hardcore Pawn: Chicago is produced by Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eric Bischoff as EP
· Jason Hervey as EP
· Richard Calderon as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment