Tribune and CBS-owned WLNY New York have renewed off-History series PawnStars for a third season in national syndication, A+E Networks and distributor Trifecta Entertainment & Media said at NATPE 2019 in Miami on Tuesday.
The weekday strip, which is cleared in more than 85% of the country, will return with 100 additional new episodes in its run for the 2019-20 season. Stations currently air the show on an all-barter basis.
Pawn Stars, which is shot in Las Vegas, has been one of History’s top-performing shows since premiering 10 years ago.
Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.
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