Spike TV has placed an order for a new season of a reality series. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the cable channel will bring back “Ink Master” for a fifth cycle.
Spike has ordered 16 hourlong episodes, the story reports. The order is the longest to date, the piece adds.
The show, which will return in the fall, is drawing an average of 1.7 million total viewers, and has boosted its viewership in the 18-49 and 18-34 demographics.
The series features Dave Navarro as its host, with Chris Nunez and Oliver Peck judging. Tattoo artists compete each week to win a $100,000 cash prize.