“The Old Man” on History’s Pawn Stars, Richard Harrison, died today. He was 77 years old.
Microsoft has enlisted two cast members from History’s high-rated series Pawn Stars for its “Scroogled” ad campaign, in which it tries to convince people that Google’s products are bad–because of course, people already know Microsoft products suck. In the 30-second ad (there’s a longer version, too, which is below), Rick Harrison talks to an actor… continue reading
The History Channel’s reality shows have propelled the network to become the fifth-most popular network on cable, behind only USA, Disney, TNT, and ESPN; last year, it was number eight. Pawn Stars, which is getting a spin-off, is largely responsible for that growth. While the network is planning to air some scripted shows, its brand… continue reading
Another reality show cast member has been arrested after an apparent drunken fight, although this one is not an MTV star. Corey Harrison, 27, who’s known as Big Hoss on the History Channel’s Pawn Stars, “was booked into jail at the sheriff’s Big Bear Lake station on suspicion of battery and resisting arrest,” KTLA reports…. continue reading