Cable Networks Pawn for Ratings

Cable Networks Pawn for Ratings

The recent flood of storage, pawn, antique and auction cable shows has demonstrated that one man’s trash is another network’s hit show.  But can the viewing audience sustain all these shows? With similar titles and subject matter, what sets one show apart from another?

Looking to appraise each of these trash-to-treasure shows, we used Program Pulse Cable to measure their strengths along several important program attribute and element ratings.

.junk shows

Source: Program Pulse Cable, *Attribute/Program Element Top Two Box Ratings; most recent fielding,
secondary rank by awareness

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