MTV Cancels ‘Skins’

There will not be a second season of MTV’s controversial drama “Skins.”  Deadline reports the network has canceled the show, stating, “ “Skins” is a global television phenomenon that, unfortunately, didn’t connect with a U.S. audience as much as we had hoped. We admire the work that the series’ creator Bryan Elsley did in adapting […]

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‘Skins’ Advertisers In Mass Pull-Out

Wrigley gum, General Motors and H&R Block are the latest advertisers to pull out of “Skins,” the highly controversial new MTV series, RadarOnline.com has learned. They’ve joined Taco Bell who led the retreat. “It was never our intent to endorse content that would offend consumers,” the folks at Wrigley said in a statement released Saturday.  […]

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‘Skins’ Draws Child Porn Complaints

On Monday, controversial new teen program “Skins” debuted on MTV to good ratings and bad reviews.  Critics pointed out that the show was a watered down version of the British original, which was filled with sex, drugs, and swearing.  Now, the Parents Television Council has added fuel to the fire.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]

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Has MTV’s ‘Skins’ Campaign Gone Too Far?

An Idaho teen anonymously brags about “losing his V card,” adding, “it was great, but had to leave the b-tch after.”  A Kansan claims, “after waking up in my friends dorm who is a guy, I found pictures from the night before… threesome.”  A Facebook app disingenuously warns that it is only for people over […]

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