Inked (2005– )
The heavily-inked TV joker, real name Stephen Glover, was ordered by a U.S. judge to enter rehab for substance abuse in 2008 after an arrest for cocaine possession and an alleged attempt to commit suicide.
He celebrated a year of being clean in March - and he's marking each step with new skin art after stopping by a tattoo parlour in Hollywood last week (ends29May09).
A source tells the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, "He was talking a lot about sobriety and passing another landmark.
"He seemed like he was getting the tattoo on the back of his shoulder to mark a new sober period. He was in really good spirits."
The network has ordered 13 episodes of a reality series starring tattoo artist Thomas Pendelton, star of the network's previous tattoo-related docusoap "Inked."
In "Tattoo Highway," Pendelton and his wife and business partner, Monica (who also appeared on "Inked"), have transformed a 1970s tour bus into a mobile tattoo parlor. They will travel to cities including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix and Salt Lake City, inking customers.
Executive producer Bob Horowitz said the traveling element will differentiate the show from previous tattoo docusoaps.
"All the other series have been based in tattoo parlors," he said. "Here the premise is this is the first tattoo parlor on wheels, and he goes where the stories are. Imagine all the things that can happen when you take something like this on the road and all the things that can happen."
In one episode, Pendelton mixes the cremated
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