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[02/20/14 - 04:42 PM]
Oxygen Media Earns Best Wednesday as "Best Ink" Delivers Season High with F18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 19.

[01/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Bravo and Oxygen Media Deliver January Ratings Success
Bravo and Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of January.

[11/21/13 - 06:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Rings in the New Year with a Night of Ink
Look for new series "Tattoos After Dark" to premiere on Wednesday, January 1 at 11:00/10:00c following "Best Ink."

[10/22/13 - 07:40 AM]
Ink, Artistry & Attitudes Come to Life on Oxygen's "Best Ink" Season Three Premiering Wednesday, December 4 at 10 PM ET/PT
Pete Wentz returns a host with Joe Capobianco, Sabina Kelley and Hannah Aitchison as judges.

[10/07/13 - 09:03 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Series Greenlight of "Tattoos After Dark" to Premiere January 2014
This latest greenlight comes on the heels of the success of Oxygen's hit tattoo competition series "Best Ink," which returns for season three in December.

[08/14/13 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches Its First Instagram Series Featuring Exclusive Content from Original Shows
The series of videos feature never-before-seen content from the network's original shows including "Best Ink" season three, "The Face" season two and "Bad Girls Club" Miami.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/26/13 - 08:02 AM]
Oxygen Pacing for Best 2nd Quarter in Network History in All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/03/13 - 10:51 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights Third Season of Hit Tattoo Competition Series "Best Ink" with Host Pete Wentz to Premiere Q4 2013
Plus: the network announces the development of two new series in the space, "Tattoos After Dark" and "Break Up Tattoos."

[06/03/13 - 10:46 AM]
Oxygen Media Surges Into Top 20 Ad-Supported Cable Networks in May
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of May.

[05/16/13 - 03:20 PM]
Oxygen's "Best Ink" Earns Series High in All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 15.

[04/23/13 - 09:18 AM]
Oxygen Media Teams Up with Tumblr for First Ever On-Air GIF Party
Tumblr content will be featured on air during premiere episodes of key series beginning with "Best Ink" on Wednesday, May 8.

[04/18/13 - 03:13 PM]
Oxygen Media Earns Record Ratings as "Best Ink" Delivers Series High with Women 18-49 and Season High Among Adults 18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 17.

[04/04/13 - 03:22 PM]
Oxygen's "Best Ink" Season Two Earns Network's Highest Rated Wednesday Premiere Ever, Up Triple Digits
Oxygen spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 3.

[03/25/13 - 10:19 AM]
New Dating Series "Find Me My Man" Premieres on New Date Tuesday, April 9 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: "Bad Girls Club: Atlanta" to wrap its run on Tuesday, April 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/25/13 - 10:36 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches "Best Ink: Skin Stories" Expanding on Its First-Ever Partnership with YouToo
Viewers can record a 30-second video testimonial that tells the story behind their favorite ink, with the winner's appearing on the season finale.

[02/19/13 - 08:15 AM]
Tattoos and Art Collide When Oxygen's "Best Ink" Returns for Season Two with New Host Pete Wentz on Wednesday, April 3, at 10 PM ET/PT
The prize for the new 10-episode season: $100,000 and a cover story in Tattoo magazine.

[02/05/13 - 09:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Signs First-Look Development Deal with Talk Show Host Wendy Williams
New projects in development include "Secret Celebrity" and "This Week The Award Goes To..."

[01/07/13 - 11:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Original Programming with Three Bold New Series and a Pilot
They'll join fellow newcomer "The Face" plus new seasons of "Best Ink" and "I'm Having Their Baby."

[12/12/12 - 08:19 AM]
Oxygen Media Ends 2012 as Youngest Women's Network and #1 Women's Cable Network on Monday Prime for All Key Demos
Oxygen spins the numbers for the year to date.

[07/25/12 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Original Programming Slate with New and Returning Series
Highlights include an untitled docu-series that follows Maria Menounos as she juggles her eclectic Hollywood career.

[05/17/12 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Puts Permanent Ink on Season Two Pick Up of the Tatoo Competition Series "Best Ink"
The second season of "Best Ink" will premiere on Oxygen in 2012.

[04/10/12 - 11:14 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz & Syfy
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/28/12 - 03:48 PM]
Oxygen's First Ever Back-to-Back Original Premieres Launch Big Debuts of Controversial "Brooklyn 11223" and New Competition Reality Series "Best Ink"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, March 26 and Tuesday, March 27.

[03/06/12 - 07:52 AM]
Women Love Ink - Outnumber Men With Tattoos According to Oxygen Media Poll
The survey coincides with the launch of Oxygen's new competition reality series, "Best Ink" premiering on Tuesday, March 27.

[01/18/12 - 09:12 AM]
Oxygen Moves Season Premiere of "Best Ink" to Tuesday, March 27 at 10PM ET/PT
The competition series, hosted by Kimberly Caldwell, was previously slated to launch on Monday, January 30.

[12/20/11 - 08:30 AM]
Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas" to Premiere on Monday, January 23 at New Time of 10PM ET/PT
Plus: newcomer "Best Ink" now moves to spring 2012.

[12/05/11 - 08:52 AM]
Oxygen's "Best Ink" to Premiere on Monday, January 30th at 10 PM ET/PT
Kimberly Caldwell hosts the series, the winner of which receives $100,000 and cover story in Tattoo Magazine.

[09/08/11 - 08:58 AM]
Oxygen Puts Skin in the Game With "Best Ink"
Kimberly Caldwell hosts the tattoo artist competition, premiering this winter.

[04/04/11 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Three New Series in Development: "Maids of Drama," "Lost Angels" and "My Post Grad Life" (Working Titles)
Plus: "Hair Battle Spectacular" renewed for a second season; "The World According to Paris" to bow Wednesday, June 1.

[01/13/11 - 01:49 PM]
Oxygen Expands Programming Slate With New and Returning Series in 2011
Upcoming premieres include "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris" and "The Glee Project."

[12/16/10 - 07:49 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents the Art of the Tattoo With New Competition Series "Best Ink" (WT)
Additionally, the network has renewed "Hair Battle Spectacular" for a second season.







BEST INK (OXYGEN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/27/12 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (12 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 2/26/14; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Oxygen's press release, October 2013) Oxygen's hit tattoo competition series "Best Ink" is back for season three with more artists, bigger challenges, and extra attitude, premiering on Wednesday, December 4 at 10 PM ET/PT. Returning with Fall Out Boy bassist and tattoo enthusiast Pete Wentz (@petewentz) as the host, this series lays bare the cutthroat and wildly unpredictable world of tattoo artistry as 14 of the best artists from around the country compete for $100,000 and a cover story in Tattoo magazine. The judges' panel is also back with world-renowned tattoo artist Joe Capobianco (@whatsnottalike), international pinup model and tattoo removal shop owner Sabina Kelley (@Sabina_Kelley), and distinguished pinup and portrait tattoo specialist Hannah Aitchison (@hannahaitchison).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Hannah Aitchison as Judge (Season 2-)
· Joe Capobianco as Judge
· Pete Wentz as Host (Season 2- )
· Sabina Kelley as Judge
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kimberly Caldwell as Host (Season 1)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Erin Cristall as CO-EP
· Gil Goldschein as EP
· Jonathan Murray as EP
· Lisa Fletcher as CO-EP
· Rick deOliveira as EP
· Zach Kozek as CO-EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bunim-Murray Productions