Ink Master season 8 to premiere on August 23, 2016
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Summary and plot
Ink Master is a very popular American reality competition TV show that is broadcast on the Spike TV channel in the United States. The hit series is produced for Spike by Original Media (Swamp People, Comic Book Men, Dual Survival) and executive produced by Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh and Andrea Richter. Season 1 of Ink Master premiered on Spike TV on January 17, 2012.
Every cycle of the popular competition program features eighteen tattoo artists from around the country who battle it out for a $100,000 grand prize, an editorial feature in Inked and the coveted title of ‘Ink Master.’ The judging panel includes the host Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and famous tattoo artists Chris Nunez (Miami Ink) and Oliver Peck (Elm Street Tattoo).
Solid ratings and early renewal
Season 7 of Ink Master, which was titled Ink Master: Revenge, came out on Spike TV in the US on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 and included 13 episodes with the finale having been broadcast on May 24, 2016. The viewers also had a say on who was eventually crowned the winner and received the grand prize of $100K. The competition series continues drawing in high viewership numbers and the premiere episode attracted 0.8 million viewers. The show also holds a very respectable score of 7.6 out of 10 on IMDb and boasts positive reviews, although there is some criticism that the focus on the artistry is occasionally overshadowed by excessive dramatization of the rivalries. Nonetheless, the day after the final showdown, the network officially announced the renewal of the show for a 9th season and also unveiled the premiere date for an upcoming 8th competition cycle – August 23, 2016. Sign up for our updates and we will email you an automated reminder of the release date of Ink Master season 8 one day before the show comes out.