Viacom-owned pay-TV channel Paramount Network has ordered a new spin-off of cultural hit series Ink Master from Endemol Shine North America-owned prodco Truly Original.
The previously announced Ink Master: Grudge Match will pit former contestants of the original tattoo competition reality show against their biggest rivals over 12 hour-long episodes.
In Ink Master, America’s top tattoo artists battle it out for a US$100,000 cash prize, an editorial feature in the preeminent tattoo magazine Inked and the title of “Ink Master.” Former champions Ryan Ashley of season eight, DJ Tambe (pictured) of seasons nine and 10, and Cleen Rock One of season 11 return as judges for the spin-off.
For Truly Original, Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock and Andrea Richter server as executive producers on the spin-off. Chaz Gray oversees production of both the original series and new series for Paramount.
Ink Master: Grudge Match premieres Oct. 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Paramount Network.
Watch a teaser below: