After a strong performance for its fourth-season debut this week, a popular docu-series has already received a vote of confidence from its cable channel. TruTV has ordered a fifth season of "Hardcore Pawn," according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed blog.
The series, which focuses on one of the world’s largest pawn shops, debuted to an average of 2.1 million viewers for two back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, the piece notes. The first episode was watched by 1.91 million viewers at 9 p.m., with 2.24 million tuning in for the second installment at 9:30 p.m.
The cable channel ordered 13 new episodes for season 5, set to premiere later this year.