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Pawn Stars is an American reality television series, shown on History, and produced by Leftfield Pictures. The series is filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pawn Stars chronicles the daily activities at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. The store is a 24-hour family business operated by patriarch Richard "Old Man" Harrison, his son Rick Harrison, who opened the shop with his father in 1988, Rick's son Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison, who has worked there since childhood, and Corey's childhood friend, Austin "Chumlee" Russell.

The show, which became the network's highest rated show, and the No. 2 reality show behind Jersey Shore, debuted on July 26, 2009. Reruns can be seen on History as well as its sister network Lifetime, which added the show in December 2010.

Milestones

  • Store opened in 1988
  • Show debuted on July 26, 2009
  • Reruns on Lifetime from December 2010

Controversies

A talent agency in Los Angeles Venture IAB has filed a lawsuit on 11 December 2012 claiming that it guided the careers of Rick Harrison and other workers at the Pawn Stars shop. The cast of the Pawn Stars were later managed by United Talent Agency. Venture claimed that it has lost millions of dollars in commission.

Pawn Stars in News

'Heroes' Actor Greg Grunberg, 'Pawn Star' Rick Harrison Kick Off 'Talk About It for Epilepsy!' Netathon Presented by Epilepsy Foundation and Sunovion
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - June 27, 2015) - Greg Grunberg ("Heroes Reborn," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens") and Rick Harrison ("Pawn Stars," "Pawnography") kicked off the Epilepsy Foundation's first-ever "Talk About It for Epilepsy!" Netathon Presented by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today at noon Pacific time.

International Military Antiques Fortifies Ecommerce Site with Rackspace Digital
SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - November 11, 2015) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that International Military Antiques (IMA), the world's leading retailer of pre-1945 military collectibles and antiques, is leveraging Rackspace Managed Cloud to power its Magento ecommerce environment

Amarin and Non-Profit, Walk with a Doc Partner to Expand National Health Awareness Efforts
BEDMINSTER, NJ and DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - April 08, 2015) - Amarin Corporation, plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) and Walk with a Doc, a national nonprofit organization, today announced a 2015 partnership to expand the reach of their national health awareness efforts.

'Pawn Star' Rick Harrison and Music Trio 'Sleepy Man' to Headline 9th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 07, 2015) - Rick Harrison, star of TV's "Pawn Stars" and app creator of "Rick Harrison's Trivia Challenge," lived with devastating seizures until he was a teenager

Media Alert: Thousands to Walk Among Cherry Blossoms as Advocates for Epilepsy Community
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 02, 2015) -  The Epilepsy Foundation's 9th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy is expected to draw thousands of people -- including individuals who live with seizures as well as their families, friends, and caregivers -- to the National Mall on Saturday, April 11, 2015 for a three-mile non-competitive walk to help raise epilepsy awareness.

LYCOS to Offer Purple Band & Ring to Support Epilepsy Awareness Plus New App Features to Detect Unusual Movement
Business Wire IndiaLYCOS (NSE:LYCOS | BSE:532368), today announced that it is developing a unique feature to its Smart Band and App that will alert and detect loved ones when people fall or have unusual movements.  Starting on June 27th, a special Purple Band and Ring will be sold to support the Epilepsy Foundation by sharing a percentage of its LYCOS Life range of product sales


TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 29, 2014) - New Top-10 listings from American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the nation's leading provider of road safety cameras, names the Honda Accord as the most frequent make and model of vehicle caught running red lights in 2014, and finds most red-light runners were driving vehicles painted gray.

Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce Secures Leasing Assignment for Pawn Plaza
Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce today announced it has been awarded the leasing assignment for Pawn Plaza in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new retail project will be located along Las Vegas Boulevard next to the World-Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, home of History's No. 1 show, "Pawn Stars."

Rick Harrison of Television's "Pawn Stars(R)" Takes His Patient-Care Message to AHA Scientific Sessions to Raise Awareness of Very High Triglycerides as Part of National Campaign
BEDMINSTER, NJ and DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - November 13, 2014) - Making the right deal can meaningfully impact and improve your health when it comes to speaking with your doctor

Epilepsy Foundation: 'Dare to Understand More About Seizures Because Someone You Know Lives With Epilepsy'
LANDOVER, MD--(Marketwired - October 30, 2014) -  The Epilepsy Foundation launches a new nationwide campaign, brand and logo today, daring the public to help break barriers blocking many people living with seizures from reaching their fullest life potential.

Multi-Faceted Automotive Mecca Hot Rod City Las Vegas Set to Offer Sexy Car Models for Hire
Hot Rod City Las Vegas (www.hotrodcitylasvegas.com), dealer of and home to some of the coolest hot rods and classic cars in Sin City, announces that it is now offering Hot Rod City Sexy Car Models for hire.

Epilepsy Foundation Kicks Off 8th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 22, 2014) - The Epilepsy Foundation welcomed thousands of individuals and families living with seizures to the eighth annual National Walk for Epilepsy. The event began on the Washington Monument grounds with a welcome from Rick Harrison, lead from the TV series "Pawn Stars," and Coach Jerry Kill of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers

Rick Harrison of TV's 'Pawn Stars' and University of Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Headline National Walk for Epilepsy in Washington, DC
LANDOVER, MD--(Marketwired - March 05, 2014) - Rick Harrison, star of the top-rated TV show "Pawn Stars" and Jerry Kill, head coach of the University of Minnesota football team, both live with epilepsy

Superstars of Magic Open at the Plaza Hotel & Casino
The Plaza Hotel & Casino is proud to announce the opening of Superstars of Magic for this special 13-week limited engagement that will open Monday, August 12th. Performing Wednesday through Monday at 9:00 pm in the Plaza Showroom.

Indian Motorcycle to Electrify Sturgis, HISTORY(R), and the Motorcycling World With Reveal of 2014 Indian Chief(R)
Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today released the schedule and additional details of one of the most highly anticipated and historic motorcycling events in decades -- the reveal of the all-new 2014 Indian® Chief®

Pawn Stars and Experts Now Offering Autograph Sessions at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop
The Pawn Stars and the team at Gold & Silver Pawn are pleased to announce they are now holding autograph sessions with the stars of the show as well as some of the show's favorite experts as filming allows.

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