Parents' Guide to

LA Ink

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sexy, girl-powered Miami Ink spin-off.

TV TLC Reality TV 2007
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Love it!

Interesting show with girl drama that I love. I really like hearing stories behind tattoos, everyone has a great story to tell. The show is good if you're looking for some entertainment when the kids are asleep mainly because they wouldn't understand the situations and can't relate to anyone on the show.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (2):

Surprisingly, the show's real draw are the tattoo artists -- visually interesting characters whose personalities can be warm and appealing. But the show's focus on body art means that parents may feel uncomfortable with some of its content, from dark images like skulls and weapons to piercings and other body manipulations (like a split tongue that twists and turns in potentially provocative ways). Though safety precautions are clearly taken throughout the tattooing process, the risks associated with needles or infection aren't explicitly discussed.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: August 7, 2007
  • Cast: Kat Von D
  • Network: TLC
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: August 29, 2022

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