‘Ink Master,’ Tattoo Nightmares’ Renewed by Spike TV

by | December 3, 2012 at 7:58 PM | TV News

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LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Spike TV has inked new seasons of “Tattoo Nightmares” and “Ink Master,” the network said Monday.

“Ink Master,” which is hosted up by tatted-up Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and pits budding tattoo artists against each other as they vie for skin-art glory, has been given a 13-episode order for a third season. The new season will premiere in summer 2013.

“Tattoo Nightmares,” meanwhile, has been granted a 26-episode second season. The series, which premiered in October, features a crew of tattoo artists who attempt to cover up people’s ill-considered tattoos. The second season will also premiere next year.

Both series have proven to be ratings winners for the network, with “Ink Master” averaging 1.8 million viewers per episode so far this season. “Tattoo Nightmares,” meanwhile, has averaged 1.5 million total viewers in its maiden season.