Best Ink

August 2017

Episode 8 (For the Love of Ink)

3.0 8 x
The final three contestants tattoo three returning clients with three different symbols of love. Margaret Cho helps decide who has the Best Ink and wins the $100,000 prize.

Episode 7 (The King of Ink)

4.0 8 x
The stakes are raised when the final four contestants are asked to create tribute tattoos to Michael Jackson, judged by his brother, Jermaine Jackson.

Episode 6 (Purrfect Ink)

3.0 10 x
The artists try to satisfy their clients' animal love with pet-themed tattoos, but one eccentric lady's demands seem almost impossible to achieve. Kim Saigh guest judges.

Episode 5 (Face Off)

3.0 7 x
The contestants must ink portraits of their client's loved ones, causing one of the artists to break down about the permanent effect of their work. Franco Vescovi guest judges.

Episode 4 (Tattoo Virgins)

4.0 7 x
The artists must design tattoos for Dean McDermott and wife Tori Spelling. They also ink matching tattoos for best friends who are tattoo virgins. Taryn Manning guest judges.
July 2017

Episode 3 (Emotional Skin-Pact)

4.0 7 x
The artists are asked to create a tattoo that commemorates a life-changing event in their client's life. Singer Aaron Carter guest judges.

Episode 2 (Pin-up Showdown)

3.0 10 x
Using live models as inspiration, the artists create classic pin-up girl tattoos, but tensions rise as the contenders are forced to swap designs. Hannah Aitchison guest judges.

Episode 1 (Something To Hide)

3.0 14 x
10 tattoo artists compete for a chance to win $100,000 and the cover of Tattoo Magazine. One challenge tests their artistic ability and the 2nd they cover bad ink with new art.
June 2016

Ep 5 A Good Laugh

3.0 19 x
Halfway to $100,000 dollars and the title of Best Ink, the artists must tickle their creative funny bone and create a humorous tattoo for their clients. Justin Bua returns to judge the artists in a hilarious Flash Challenge.

Ep 6 I'm Sexy And I Know It

3.0 25 x
Judge Joe Capobianco's famous style of "Blood Puddin" tattoos are featured in this week's Ink Challenge as the artists attempt to impress him. Hannah Aitchison is lead judge in a sky-high Flash Challenge where the artists ink their work on planes