TruTV orders more ‘Jokers,’ ‘Hardcore Pawn’

Both skeins performing well for Turner Broadcasting cabler

TruTV is tacking on additional episodes to the current seasons of “Impractical Jokers” and “Hardcore Pawn: Chicago,” both of which are performing solidly for the cabler.

Net ordered 13 more episodes for the second run of “Jokers.” “Pawn: Chicago” received an additional eight episodes for its frosh season. This brings “Jokes” second season to 28 episodes, and “Pawn: Chicago’s” seminal run to 17 episodes.

“Jokers” is averaging 1.8 million viewers in its Thursday at 10 p.m. timeslot, up 26% compared to its first season. The show’s Feb. 7 telecast topped 2 million viewers.

“Hardcore Pawn: Chicago,” a member of truTV’s popular “Hardcore Pawn” franchise, premiered on Jan. 1 to over 2.1 million viewers, the cabler’s biggest series launch ever. “Chicago” will air its midseason finale on Tuesday at 10 p.m.

“Impractical Jokers” hails from NorthSouth Prods. “Hardcore Pawn: Chicago” is produced by Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading