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.