February 3, 2011

MTV says Skins controversy is good for the show

Skins has proven to be one of the most talked about television shows in recent years, due to the controversy surrounding claims of child pornography.  A total of nine advertisers, including major names like Taco Bell, L’Oreal, and Shick, have pulled their advertising dollars in an effort to save face after watchdog groups expressed concern […]

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January 27, 2011

Skins still the center of controversy

After nearly all the major advertisers pulled their spots and their money from MTV’s Skins, people wondered whether the racy show for teens would collapse under the pressure.  The second episode aired on Monday, however, and there was no shortage of ads – mostly from movie companies wanting to show trailers for new films. Children’s […]

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January 24, 2011

Skins too hot for advertisers

MTV may have a really big hit on their hands with their new sexy teen drama Skins, but advertisers are abandoning ship left and right as parents’ groups and other organizations lay on the pressure.  Skins was originally a hit in the UK, and although it has worked out well in Britain, American audiences may […]

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