For today's Reality Reel, Jaymes Vaughan fills us in on the return of Black Ink Crew: Chicago and the new reality show Cannonball!
An Unexpected Type of Return For 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago'
Black Ink Crew: Chicago shows the ins and outs of running a successful tattoo parlor, 9 Mag Tattoo, and viewers have watch owner Ryan Henry build his empire. Season six, however, will be a liitte different from the rest. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many businesses in Chicago had to close down temporarily, this including 9 Mag. In an interview with CPTV, former employee of 9 Mag, Charmaine Walker, talks about the tattoo parlor that she opened, 2nd City Ink. She talks about having to shut down during the pandemic and says:
"I was really getting 2nd City Ink together in order for me to take a step back and go on maternity leave. But then, out of nowhere, Coronavirus hit."
Catch season six of Black Ink Crew: Chicago Monday nights on VH1!
'Cannonball' Comes to USA
A brand new reality show is splishing and splashing its way to USA Network. Cannonball is a new competition where contestants from all across the country will compete in the wackiest water challenges for a $10,000 cash prize. The show is hosted by WWE star Mike "Mix" Mizanin. He tells CPTV correspondent Arthur Kade:
"It's laugh out loud comedy. I have a great co-host, Rocsi Diaz as well as a great sideline reporter, Simon Gibson. We just keep the laughs coming and it's one of those shows that it's just and easy watch. It's a fun watch and I think people will really enjoy it."
Look out for Cannonball on Thursday nights on USA!
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