In what some might view as a slight upset, the crew at Hardcore Pawn edged out Pawn Stars, and Les Gold, the proprietor of American Jewelry and Loan, couldn’t be happier. “We want to thank our loyal fans! This award is such a great honor; it’s something we’d never sell!”
Best Pawn/Collectible Series — Winner: Hardcore Pawn
Pawn Stars/History 31%
American Pickers/History 22%
Hollywood Treasure/Syfy 9%
Barter Kings/A&E 4%
Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding.
Channel Guide Magazine, the only monthly print and online publication dedicated to making finding what to watch on TV fast and entertaining, published the ballot for its first-annual Viewer’s Voice Awards in August 2012. Fans across the country cast their votes for the best and worst in cable TV in a variety of unusual categories.
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