via press release:
A&E NETWORK’S ORIGINAL REAL LIFE SERIES ‘BAD INK’ RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON WITH 10 ALL-NEW EPISODES
PREMIERING MONDAY, JANUARY 20 AT 9 PM ET/PT
IRREVERENT BEST FRIENDS TAKE ON LAS VEGAS ONE TERRIBLE TATTOO AT A TIME
New York, NY—January 8, 2013 — The aficionados of terrible tattoos, renowned Las Vegas tattoo artist, Dirk Vermin, and longtime pal Ruckus are back on their quest to find and fix the worst ink that Vegas has to offer.A&E Network’s hit original series “Bad Ink” returns with a brand new season of poor decisions and permanent mistakes in the racy city of sin on Monday, January 20 at 9 PM ET/PT with back-to-back premieres.
“Bad Ink” centers on Dirk Vermin, one of the nation’s most well-respected tattoo artists, and his best friend Ruckus as theythe hunt for the best of the worst ink in the ‘mistake capital of the world’.From rebellious school kids to housewives to grandmothers, in Vegas, no one is immune from waking up and saying “What did I just do?”These people are this colorful duo’s primary targets, as Dirk and Ruckus ambush convention goers, tourists and locals alike, inspecting their awful art up close and personally.For a lucky few, Dirk will be able to work his magic and transform the cringe-worthy eyesores into noteworthy masterpieces. Behind every tattoo in Vegas is often an amusing tale… and these guys are determined to find the best worst tattoos in the city.
In the second season premiere episode at 9 PM, Dirk and Ruckus run into Jules, who after a wild night of partying in Sturgis got a terrible tattoo in an especially compromising spot as part of a buy-one-get-one-free promotion. Later, they get a call to come down to a local pub to meet Erica, whose atrocious art is not only sizable, but may be in one of the most challenging locations the guys have seen yet.And finally, they work with Michael, a former exotic dancer who wants to revamp his biggest regret as a 25th anniversary present to his wife.
“Bad Ink” is executive produced by Matt Sharp, Dan Adler and Larry Hochberg for Sharp Entertainment. Ashley Singer is co-executive producer. Executive producers for A&E are Lily Neumeyer and Evan Lerner.
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