'Hardcore Pawn' Finale Breaks TruTV Ratings Record


The fourth season finale of Hardcore Pawn Tuesday night drew more than 2.5 million viewers, the biggest audience ever for a truTV series.

Tuesday's episode was also the network's most-watched program ever among  males 18 to 49. The show was also the number two program on ad-supported cable in the 9 p.m. timeslot Tuesday, behind only TBS's postseason baseball coverage.

Hardcore Pawn's fourth season was up 8% in total viewers and 6% with persons 18 to 49 over last season. The series will return for its fifth season on Nov. 15.