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21 Nov 2017

“INK MASTER: ANGELS” SOAR INTO A SECOND SEASON

“INK MASTER: ANGELS” SOAR INTO A SECOND SEASON

Paramount Network Renews “Ink Master: Angels” For Season Two

New York, NY, November 21, 2017 – 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.

About Truly Original:

Truly Original creates a broad range of scripted and unscripted programming for television and digital platforms. Run by Emmy award-winning producers Glenda Hersh and Steven Weinstock, who serve as Truly Original’s co-presidents and CEOs, the company is a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America. Truly Original’s hit series include Ink Master, Ink Master: Redemption and Ink Master: Angels for Paramount Network; The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Don’t Be Tardy, Shahs of Sunset, Summer House, Xscape Still Kickin’ It and the upcoming Stripped for Bravo; Vanity Fair Confidential for ID; Swamp People for History; Comic Book Men for AMC; Hack My Life for truTV; The Horn for Red Bull TV, and many others. Truly Original is headquartered in New York City.

About Paramount Network:

Paramount Network is a premium entertainment destination that pushes the limits of story-telling with bold original scripted and non-scripted series. Inspired by over a century of cinema, Paramount Network is where today’s brightest stars bring the experience of the big screen to every screen with stories that are immersive, inclusive, and deeply personal.

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Press Contacts:

Nicole Platt     Spike TV/Paramount Network        212-767-8855      nicole.platt@viacom.com