Spike TV has ordered two new unscripted series, InkMasters and Car Boss.
InkMasters, which has been picked up for six episodes, is a tattoo competition series featuring top tattoo artists competing for a big cash prize and the title of the “Ultimate InkMaster.” Endemol USA-owned Original Media is producing, with Charlie Corwin serving as executive producer. Production begins in May for a summer premiere.
Car Boss, ordered for eight episodes, is Kitchen Nightmares with auto dealerships. It showcases auto dealership ‘doctor’ Tom Stuker, who travels the globe with his team, visiting dealerships in financial straits. Ben Silverman’s IAC-owned Electus is producing the series, created by Vem Miller. Filming begins this summer for a 2012 premiere.