Best Ink


Episode 7 (Man And The Machine)

4.0 16 x
The artists get a crash course in the surreal style of bio-mechanical tattoos from tattoo legend Guy Aitchison. The competition gets personal as the artists face off against each other for the first time.

Episode 2 (Playing Dirty)

4.0 29 x
Enemies are created when one artist uses her advantage at the expense of another. The artists are challenged with covering-up comically bad tattoos with new designs.
Episodes 2017

Episode 8 (For the Love of Ink)

3.0 29 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 19 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 24 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 14 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 18 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.

Episode 3 (Emotional Skin-Pact)

4.0 12 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 20 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 19 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.