Tattoo Fixers

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Tattoo Fixers
Tattoo Fixers logo.jpg
Genre Reality television
Starring
  • Jay Hutton
  • Lou Hopper
  • Sketch Porter
  • Paisley Billings
  • Alice Perrin
  • Glen Carlos
  • Pash Canby
  • Uzzi Canby
Opening theme Chris Lewis
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 49 (as of 27 March 2018)
Production
Executive producer(s) Tim Harcourt
Producer(s) Matthew J. Smith
Editor(s) Dom Bird
Simone Haywood
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Studio Lambert
Distributor All3Media
Release
Original network E4
Picture format 16:9 1080i
Audio format Stereo
Original release 23 June 2015 (2015-06-23) – present
Chronology
Related shows Tattoo Nightmares
Body Fixers

Tattoo Fixers is a British reality television series based in Hackney in London, broadcast on E4, from 23 June 2015. The series follows helping members of public cover up some of the rudest and crudest tattoos. The original cast included Jay Hutton, Sketch Porter, Lou Hopper and Paisley Billings. For the second series, Hopper was replaced by Alice Perrin.[1] As of January 2017, 31 episodes have been broadcast, airing three series. On 12 July 2017, the show announced that a new tattoo fixer would be joining the cast, Glen Carloss.

History[edit]

On 12 February 2015, Digital Spy announced that television channel, E4, would be commissioning a nine-part documentary series; The Tattoo Fixers.[2] However, it was later shortened to Tattoo Fixers. The series follows the same format as the American show Tattoo Nightmares.

Cast[edit]

Name Series
1 2 3 4 5
Sketch Porter
Paisley Billings
Alice Perrin
Pash Canby
Uzzi Canby
Jay Hutton
Glen Carloss
Lou Hopper

Episodes[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally airedSeries average
(millions)
First airedLast aired
1923 June 201518 August 20150.61
21522 December 201529 March 20160.99
3157 December 201628 March 2017TBA
4TBA7 November 2017 (2017-11-07)TBATBA


International Broadcasts[edit]

In Australia, the series premiered on GO! on 2 September 2015.[3]

Spin-offs[edit]

In 2016, Channel 4 announced the commission of two Tattoo Fixers spin-offs. Tattoo Fixers on Holiday will be similar to the parent series but with a focus on tattoos picked up on holidays abroad, whilst Body Fixers will look at non-tattoo cosmetic alterations such as body piercing, hair dye and botox.[4][5] Casting calls for Body Fixers began to appear after episodes of Tattoo Fixers from February 2016 and the series began on 13 September 2016.[6]

Airing from April 2017, Tattoo Artist of the Year will be judged by Jay Hutton and Rose Hardy.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Result
National Television Award for "Factual Entertainment" 2017 Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon, Naomi (22 December 2015). "Tattoo Fixers star teases most ridiculous cover-up". Digital Spy. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  2. ^ Wightman, Catriona (12 February 2015). "E4 to fix terrible tattoos in new eight-part documentary". Digital Spy. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  3. ^ Knox, David (1 September 2015). "Airdate: Storage Hunters, Ghost Town Gold, South Beach Tow, Troy, Tattoo Fixers". TV Tonight. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  4. ^ "E4 takes smash hit Tattoo Fixers on Holiday and extends to body fixing". 4 Press. Channel 4. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  5. ^ Fletcher, Harry (3 February 2016). "Tattoo Fixers gets a holiday spinoff AND a Body Fixers series". Digital Spy. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  6. ^ Weston, Alan (12 February 2016). "Makers of Tattoo Fixers are in Liverpool to cast for new body transformation show". Echo. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  7. ^ "E4 Commissions Tattoo Artist of the Year Competition". Channel 4. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

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