‘Hardcore Pawn's Return Gives TruTV Largest Audience Ever

Sixth-Season Episode Draws 3.1 Million Viewers

Hardcore Pawn's premiere episode of the second-half of its sixth season drew 3.1 million viewers on Tuesday, the largest audience ever for a truTV series.

The episode ranked first in the 9 p.m. timeslot on basic cable, according to Nielsen and second with adults 18 to 49, drawing 1.4 million in the key demo.

Hardcore Pawn, which goes behind the scenes of the family-owned American Jewelry & Loan, is produced by Zodiak USA with executive producers Natalka Znak, Mike Gamson, Claire O'Donohoe and Richard Dominick.