‘Ink Master’ Season 9 Confirmed by Spike
An eighth season of a reality competition television series “Ink Master” kicked off on August 23, 2016 and is still being aired on Spike every Tuesday night. Without any doubt, millions of fans strive to figure out, should we expect “Ink Master” Season 9 or no, and when its release date? Fortunately, in March 29, 2016 Spike announced that “Ink Master” had been renewed for a ninth season, which is scheduled to debut on Spike TV. According to the official announcement, “Ink Master” is returning for Season 9 in 2017 with 16 episodes (15 one-hour episodes plus a LIVE finale). You can scroll down, to subscribe for our notifications, or get acquainted with the additional info on the subject.
Apparently, the decision on renewal was quite predictable, given the fact that the previous seventh season of the popular competition series ranked #2 on cable with Adults 18-49 and #2 with Women 18-49 and got positive reviews from the critics. The sixth and the seventh seasons averaged 2.4 and 2.0 million viewers correspondingly.
Additionally, we’d like to provide some more statistics below, to illustrate the potential of the series. Currently, according to IMDB, “Ink Master” has a score of 7.4 out of 10 based on over 1667 user votes, 13 reviews from viewers, and 1 review from critics, the series popularity is constantly growing. At the same time, according to SideReel, the tattoo artists competition series has an average score of 3.90 out of 5 and 12 reviews from the viewers. According to the critics “The Ink Master franchise has been a major driver in Spike’s successful shift to general entertainment…”, the series caused Spike’s ratings growth.
“Ink Master” is a reality competition television series which first premiered on January 17, 2012. It centers on talented tattoo artists who demonstrate their technical and creative skills in challenges on different styles of tattooing (realism, black and gray, old school, and American traditional). Each episode the judging trio of Dave Navarro, Oliver Peck and Chris Nunez teamed up with some guest judges eliminate the participants and at the season’s finale choose the winner, Ink Master. The judges are constantly intriguing the audience with unexpected eliminations. Taking into account that tattoo artists are competing for a huge cash prize some drama is taking place from time to time.
Season 9 Release Date
“Ink Master” Season 8 kicked off on August 23, 2016, on Spike, and a few months before its debut Spike TV announced the series renewal on the basis of season seven high ratings and favorable reception by critics and viewers. The numerous fans of “Ink Master” continue following tattoo artists’ battles for the first place and $100,000 cash prize in 2017. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the reality competition series, as well as about the “Ink Master” Season 9 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
— Spike TV Press (@SpikeTVPR) March 29, 2016