The original tattoo-competition Ink Master: Angels
has been renewed for a second season by Paramount Network. The series from Truly Original features three of the top female competitors from Season 8 of flagship series Ink Master – Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty and Nikki Simpson – who travel the country and go up against some of America's most talented tattoo artists. Competitors will face a variety of tattoo-based challenges to see who has what it takes to beat the Angels. The second season of 10 hour-long episodes will debut on the Paramount Network in March 2018.
Chachi Senior, Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming & Development, Spike/Paramount Network, who made today's announcement, said, "I am thrilled that the Angels are hitting the road again; Ryan, Kelly, and Nikki are a fierce combo and I look forward to another round of them going head to head against America's best tattoo artists."
Added Executive Producer and Truly Original co-CEO Glenda Hersh, "The popularity of the Ink Master franchise has grown alongside our culture's fascination with and respect for the art of tattooing. We're thrilled to continue working with Chachi and the team at Paramount Network to celebrate so many talented and diverse artists."
The Season 2 premiere of Ink Master: Angels will accompany the roster of bold original scripted and non-scripted series joining Paramount Network including WACO, American Woman, Heathers, Yellowstone, It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards, Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, etc.
Ink Master and Ink Master: Angels are produced for Paramount Network by Truly Original (Swamp People, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Vanity Fair Confidential) with Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock and Andrea Richter serving as executive producers. Truly Original is a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America.
Chachi Senior is Spike's Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming, and Chaz Gray, Executive Producer of Current, Original Series, Spike, oversees production of Ink Master and Ink Master: Angels for the network.