via ratings notes:
After scoring a record-breaking launch two weeks ago, truTV’s new hit series HARDCORE PAWN scored another triumph last night with 2,093,000 viewers at 10 p.m., marking a 5% rise over the Aug. 17 series premiere. The episode also garnered 1,073,000 adults 18-49, up 11% over the series premiere, and 645,000 men 18-49, up 14%.
A special encore of HARDCORE PAWN’s pilot episode followed the 10 p.m. episode and delivered an outstanding 1,966,000 viewers. The encore of the pilot demonstrated the series’ power to attract new viewers as it scored a series high with 1,151,000 adults 18-49, up 19% over the Aug. 17 series premiere and 7% over the lead-in episode. The encore of the pilot also claimed a series high with 682,000 men 18-49, up 20% over the series premiere and 6% over the 10 p.m. Monday episode.
HARDCORE PAWN’s Aug. 17 series premiere garnered 1,987,000 viewers; 968,000 adults 18-49; and 568,000 men 18-49, making it truTV’s biggest series launch ever.