While there are many tattoo reality shows currently on the air, from Ink Master to Black Ink Crew to How Far is Tattoo Far—at one point, there were dozens of programs airing at one time. Throughout the mid 2000s, tattoo reality shows were all the rage and there were a variety of Networks producing programs about tattoos. Just in case any of these iconic series left your memory, why not take a look down memory lane at the tattoo shows that didn't last. Then let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions about this story in the comments section on Facebook.
Tattoos After Dark
Cast: Christine Barnum, Joe “Jersey” Meinwieser, Asaru Mushavu, Friday Jones
Premise: Reality show documenting the after hours drama of two Los Angeles Tattoo Shops.
Cast: Ami James, Chris Nunez, Kat Von D, Chris Garver
Premise: A look at the daily interactions of a tattoo shop in Miami, Florida.
Cast: Liz Cook, Kelsey Rodgers
Premise: A big city tattoo artist shakes up a female run Midwestern shop.
Cast: Dirk Vermin
Premise: Tattoo artist fixes regrettable tattoos in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cast: Ami James, Megan Massacre, Tim Hendricks
Premise: A look at the daily interactions of a tattoo shop in New York City.
Cast: Louis Molloy
Premise: A look at the daily interactions of a tattoo shop in London, England.
Cast: Pete Wentz, Sabina Kelley, Joe Capobianco, Hannah Aitchison
Premise: A tattoo competition series where artists fight for a chance at winning $100K and a feature in Tattoo Magazine.
Cast: Josh Bodwell, Heather Maranda, Chris 51, Caroline Russell, Chris Jones, Jeff Wortham
Premise: A look at the daily interactions of a tattoo shop in Springfield, Oregon.
Network: Paramount Network
Cast: Joey Germinario
Premise: Joey Tattoo fixes the business model and attitudes of shops in need.
Cast: Thomas Pendelton
Premise: Tattoo artist travels the country in a tour bus/ mobile tattoo shop.
Cast: Carey Hart
Premise: Carey Hart manages a tattoo shop in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cast: Dr. Bill Pogue
Premise: Tattoo artist teaches hopefuls how to become professional artists in a two-week crash course.
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Ami James, Bernadette Macias, Miya Bailey and Bob Tyrrell
Premise: Four artists from around the country compete for the title of Tattoo Titan and $10,000 per episode.
Cast: Kat Von D
Premise: Kat Von D runs a tattoo shop in Los Angeles, CA.
Network: Paramount Network
Cast: Tommy Helm, Big Gus and Jasmine Rodriguez
Premise: Clients share their tattoo horror stories and artists give them coverups.
America's Worst Tattoos
Cast: Megan Massacre, Jeremy Swan, Tim Pangburn and Lisa Del Toro
Premise: Tattoo artists cover up the 'worst tattoos in America.'
What do you think about these tattoo reality shows? Will you be checking any of them out this weekend? Let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions in the comments section on Facebook.