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How The Failure Of 'Skins' Helped MTV

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — Maybe even more than other media bosses, David Janollari has to keep a moving target in his sights. Of course, wherever you look, th...

Review: Emily Warren & The Betters at Webster Hall

Dan Alford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Alford

Emily Warren & The Betters' "Not at All" was recently featured on MTV's Skins. But the quartet didn't seem interested in capitalizing on any association with MTV during their show at Webster Hall.

PHOTOS: 'Skins' Teens STRIP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MTV's new teen drama 'Skins' has caused a stir by pushing child pornography laws and airing a teen lesbian love scene, and now several cast members ha...

'Skins': What Parents Should Know

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

There's a theory out there that posits a giant "feedback loop" between MTV and other purveyors of youth culture and the kids who consume it. Shows like "Skins" actually do hold up a mirror to a portion of their audience.

WATCH: The Skins Scene MTV Was Worried Broke Child Pornography Laws

Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hunter Stuart

Not only is the exploration of sex, drinking, and drugs on Skins a good thing, the show's writers haven't gone nearly far enough.

The Juno Effect -- Media, Teens and Pregnancy

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Pregnancy -- like teen sex -- is no longer a secret. It's ratings. The progression from hidden shame to primetime programming raises questions. Have we gone from ignoring the issue to glorifying it?

MTV and the Last Vestige of Virginity

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I don't want to be a prude or come across as the predictable religious party-pooper. But I have to ask the executives of MTV and producers of Skins: Really? Even this? Is there no line you won't cross for profits?

Ratings PLUNGE For MTV Show

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The audience for MTV's racy teen drama "Skins" plunged to 1.6 million Monday night, a drop-off of more than half from its premiere a ...

Obama Justice Department Must Probe Child Porn at MTV

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

It's beyond dispute that the child actors are pretending to have sex in MTV's Skins. The question becomes whether it's graphic and explicit enough to fall within child pornography statutes

WATCH: MTV's 'Skins' Airs Teen Lesbian Love Scene

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As advertisers flee, MTV's 'Skins' keeps getting racier. In an upcoming episode, they introduce the lesbian sexual yearnings of one of its leads, T...

TV Watchdog Group: MTV's 'Skins' Is 'Most Dangerous Children Show Ever'

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — You gotta love a show that can upstage MTV's raunchy reality hit, "Jersey Shore." "Skins" has done it....

Will A New MTV Show Break Child Pornography Laws

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MTV's new show 'Skins' is an instant hit -- but is it also breaking laws? A remake of the British show of the same name, 'Skins' takes youth sexualit...