via press release:
OXYGEN’S “BAD GIRLS CLUB: LAS VEGAS” TO PREMIERE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 23 AT NEW TIME OF 10PM ET/PT
NEW REALITY COMPETITION SERIES “BEST INK” MOVES TO SPRING 2012
NEW YORK – December 20, 2011 – Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club,” returns Monday, January 23 at its new premiere time of 10 pm ET/PT. With a hot new cast and scandalous new city, this season will not fall short of true bad-girl drama. Plus, Oxygen’s all-new reality competition series, “Best Ink” will now premiere in spring, 2012. “Best Ink” pits ten of the best male and female tattoo artists from around the country against one another to compete for $100,000 and a cover story in Tattoo magazine.
“Bad Girls Club: Las Vegas” will premiere Monday, January 23 at new time of 10 pm ET/PT
Oxygen’s “Bad Girls Club,” takes on an all-new city on Monday, January 23 10 PM ET/PT* editors please note new time. This hot new cast of seven young women will travel to sin city and in a series first two of the girls are sisters… twins! “Bad Girls Club” adds some sibling rivalry to a new cast of bold, outrageous and endlessly entertaining women as they jockey for position as the head girl in charge. Each claiming to be the ultimate “bad girl,” can they put aside their differences and live together peacefully in a Las Vegas mansion – or will chaos rule?
“Bad Girls Club” is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions. Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein and Glenn Carrano serve as executive producers. Troy VanderHeyden and Maria Pepin serve as Co-Executive Producers.
“Best Ink” now moves to Spring 2012
This spring, Oxygen will premiere “Best Ink,” a new competition reality series laying bare the cutthroat and wildly unpredictable world of tattoo artistry. With nothing but their needles, ink, and passion, ten of the best male and female tattoo artists from around the country compete for $100,000 and a cover story in Tattoo magazine. The contestants are guided through the competition by host and recording artist Kimberly Caldwell (“American Idol”). After each challenge, the artists are critiqued by head judge and world-renowned tattoo artist Joe Capobianco, international pinup model and tattoo shop owner Sabina Kelley and a guest judge from a rotating roster. Then one contestant is sent home.
“Best Ink” is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions, a Banijay Group company, with Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein, and Rico Martinez serving as executive producers and Erin Cristall, Rene Rainey, and Peter Woronov serving as co-executive producers.
About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (25 seasons for MTV). Bunim/Murray continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. Bunim/Murray’s current programming includes The Bad Girls Club, Love Games and upcoming Best Ink (Oxygen), Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Kim Take New York and Khloe & Lamar (E!), The Real World/Road Rules Challenge (MTV) and Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars (Lifetime). Bunim/Murray Productions has launched additional entities including M Theory Entertainment, BMP Films and M Music. BMP Films produced Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO). Based in Van Nuys, CA, Bunim/Murray Productions was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to “live out loud.” Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women’s media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman’s point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including “The Glee Project,” “Bad Girls Club,” “Hair Battle Spectacular,” and “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood,” the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including http://www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 77 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at http://www.oxygen.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR. Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.