'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago': 'We're none of that jive stuff'

Do we really need another pawnshop series?With the number of pawnshop shows already out there, it's a fair question to ask. But walking into Royal Pawn Shop on South Clark Street in Chicago and spending a little time with Wayne and Randy Cohen, it's easy to see how inevitable it was that the genre would discover these two. Rich with the salt of the earth, the brothers are about to flavor the airwaves when truTV's "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" debuts Tuesday, Dec. 18.The Cohens had noticed that shows such as "Pawn Stars" bore little resemblance to the business they've been in for decades. Wayne explains to Zap2it, "We never really had the idea [to do a show]. We didn't want it to affect our business any. So eventually those [other pawn] shows came on and we wanted to show people the real pawnshops. We're a real pawnshop. We're none of that jive stuff."Wayne singles out "Pawn...


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