TruTV Orders More 'Impractical Jokers,' 'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago'

'Jokers' Gets Additional 13 Episodes While 'Hardcore Pawn' Spinoff Adds Eight

TruTV has added additional episodes to two of its popular series, ordering 13 more installments of Impractical Jokers and an extra eight of Hardcore Pawn: Chicago.

This brings the count for Impractical Jokers' second season to 28, while the count for Hardcore Pawn: Chicago's first season is up to to 17 so far.

In its second season, Impractical Jokers is averaging 1.8 million viewers, up 26% over its rookie run, with 1.1 million persons 18 to 49 (+30%) and 606,000 men males of that age (+21%). The show recently drew over 2 million viewers for its Feb. 7 episode, its biggest audience so far.

Hardcore Pawn: Chicago premiered Jan. 1 to more than 2.1 million viewers, which was truTV's biggest series launch ever. To date, the show is averaging 2.1 million viewers, including 1 million persons 18 to 49 and 544,000 men 18 to 49. Hardcore Pawn: Chicago airs its midseason finale Feb. 26 at 10 p.m.