VH1 CONTINUES ITS WEDNESDAY NIGHT DOMINANCE WITH THE RETURN OF "BLACK INK CREW" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th AT 9PM ET/PT
New York, NY (August 20, 2018) - VH1, in partnership with Big Fish Entertainment, announce the return of its highly-anticipated, hit series "Black Ink Crew" on Wednesday, September 19th with a two-hour premiere at 9PM ET/PT. The "Black Ink Crew" franchise consistently dominates Wednesday nights - ranking as the #1 non-sports cable program in its time period with P18-34. New episodes will continue to air in its regular timeslot on Wednesdays at 10PM ET/PT.
After six years of inking their place in the New York tattoo scene, this season follows the crew as they set their sights on the future to grow their empires and families.
In the new season, Black Ink's head honcho, Ceaser, continues his reign as the tattoo king of New York while also opening the doors to his fourth shop in the Big Easy. The New Orleans hub is an upscale 24-hour tattoo parlor, bar and restaurant that is bound to become a scene staple. Sky is more committed than ever to her newfound relationship with her son, Des, which she's balancing along with the launch of the new shop. After their sex tape scandal, Donna and Alex are tighter than ever as they work to build a substantial relationship. Young Bae begins her journey to U.S. citizenship and welcomes her first bundle of joy. Walt's path to sobriety is tested when he heads to New Orleans and is tempted by the party scene. O Sh*t cooks up solo plans as he voices frustrations with the New York shop. Melody, now a mother, hopes to connect with her family after finally embracing her biracial identity.
Fans can catch up on the latest episodes of "Black Ink Crew" at VH1.com and the VH1 App. Download now on the App Store, Google Play and partnering digital media players for free.
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"Black Ink Crew" is executive produced by Dan Cesareo, Rasheed J. Daniel, Lindsey Bannister, Mimi Adams, David Stewart and Chris Engelmann for Big Fish Entertainment. Nina L. Diaz, Liz Fine and Daniel Blau Rogge are executive producers for VH1.
About Big Fish Entertainment
Big Fish Entertainment, an MGM Company, is a full service production company that creates multi-platform, visually driven content that compels and entertains audiences with the "unexpected." Founded in 2006 by President Dan Cesareo, Big Fish has since produced more than 750 hours of award-winning and top-rated programming in the live, unscripted reality, lifestyle and documentary space. Current Big Fish series include mega-hit franchise Black Ink Crew New York and Chicago for VH1; #1 unscripted crime series Live PD and Live PD Presents: PD Cam for A&E; Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol for Lifetime; culinary docu-series Hustle & Soul for WE tv; Chris Paul's Chapter 3 for ESPN; Tattoo Girls for TLC as well as the upcoming Just Tattoo of Us for MTV. With other credits including Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan and the Gates Foundation Reality PD public schools project, Big Fish captures and relates extraordinary worlds, characters and stories for such networks as VH1, Lifetime, A&E, WE tv, Discovery, TLC, MTV, E!, National Geographic, Oxygen, Travel Channel and Paramount Network. For more information, visit bigfishusa.com.
VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 86 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App, VH1.com and @VH1. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
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Source: Nielsen, Live+3, ranked on average impressions; Black Ink Crew Chicago, Season 4: Wednesdays, 8pm-9pm, 05/30/18-06/27/18, 07/11/18-07/25/18; Black Ink Crew New York, Season 6: Wednesdays 9pm-10pm, 12/06/17-01/31/18, 02/21/18-05/09/18