Unscripted

Numero 23 pens “Ink Master” deal

French commercial network Numéro 23 has acquired the broadcast rights for Spike TV's tattoo competition series Ink Master (pictured).
December 9, 2013

French commercial network Numéro 23 has acquired the broadcast rights for Spike TV’s tattoo competition series Ink Master (pictured).

The deal was negotiated by Solange Ribeiro Murphy, Endemol Worldwide Distribution’s sales director for France and French-speaking territories, and Numéro 23′s head of acquisitions Carine Brule.

The series is produced by Endemol-owned Original Media and hosted by Dave Navarro, with the show’s judges Chris Nunez (Miami Ink) and tattoo artist Oliver Peck. A fourth season of the show will premiere in the U.S. early next year.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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