‘Pawnography’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Pawnography Premieres July 10th 10/9c on HISTORY | HistoryTune in to Pawnography July 10th 10/9c on HISTORY. Subscribe for more from Pawn Stars: po.st/SubscribeToPawnStars Watch more Pawn Stars on YouTube in this playlist: po.st/Pawnstar_official Find out more about the show and watch full episodes on our site: po.st/History_PawnStars Check out exclusive HISTORY content: History Newsletter: po.st/HistoryNewsletter Website – po.st/HistoryWeb Facebook – po.st/HistoryFacebook Twitter…2014-07-01T18:16:22.000Z

Pawnography is a brand new game show, which features our favorite guys from the show Pawn Stars – Chumlee, Corey, and Rick Harrison. Read on to check out all the info on the new series, which premieres tonight at 10:00 p.m.

1. Viewers Compete Against Their Favorite Pawn Stars

Tonight is the first show of the 10-episode series, pinning participants in a game show against Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison and Austin “Chumlee” Russell. The participants will answer trivia questions in efforts to beat the almighty, knowledgeable Pawn Stars crew. Elaine Frontain Bryant, History’s senior VP of programming and development, told The Comic’s Comic:

This show gives viewers the chance to go head-to-head with the man who knows a little bit about everything, Rick Harrison, and take home treasurable items from the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawnshop.

2. The Tag Line Is “The Only Game Show Where We Don’t Want You To Win”

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Rick Harrison jokes about the show, talking to the Wall Street Journal about how it’s the only game show where they really don’t want you to win. Check out the interview in the above video.

Broadway World writes:

Filmed in front of a live audience on the Pawn Stars’ home turf, Las Vegas, each episode of Pawnography will feature Rick, Corey & Chumlee vigorously defending their treasured items from confident and brainy contestants. The cherished items up for grabs are from Rick’s personal collection and he doesn’t want to give them up – this is the only game show that doesn’t want the contestants to win!

3. Christopher Titus Is the Game Show Host

Christopher Titus "Pawnography"Comedian Christopher Titus is known for bringing the funny and now he's bringing it as host of the new TV Game Show "Pawnography."2014-07-08T17:10:30.000Z

The hilarious comedian and actor Christopher Titus is the host of the new game show. Time called the show “brutal, hilarious and audacious”, while Newsday called him “TV’s most original comic voice since Seinfeld”. Check out Titus in the above interview, talking all about what we can expect to see.

4. Richard “The Old Man” Harrison Wasn’t Interested in Joining the Show

Richard “The Old Man” Harrison is blunt and honest, which is why we love him. He really wasn’t interested in being on Pawnography and that’s why he isn’t. Son Rick Harrison told Las Vegas Review Journal:

He wasn’t interested. He’s more than happy with what he’s got. He helps take care of my mom. He’s 73. He said, ‘I don’t need another job.’

5. You Can Walk Away With Either Cash or Prizes

The really fun part of this show is that you’re competing for cash or prizes from the famous pawn shop you see on every episode of Pawn Stars. You could end up taking home your dream item that doubles as a souvenir from the show.

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