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Hardcore Pawn has bettered with age for TruTV. The recently renewed series closed its sixth season Tuesday night with 3.4 million viewers.
A 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 (1.5 million viewers) made it the number one showing in the 9:00 p.m. time slot among cable series. It even tied NBC’s Smash.
The sixth season of Hardcore Pawn has been averaging 2.6 million viewers, up 14 percent from the previous run.
Meanwhile, spinoff Hardcore Pawn: Chicago continues to grow. After premiering to 2.1 million viewers on Jan. 1, the steady series followed its lead at 9:30 p.m. with 2.2 million viewers on Tuesday night.