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MTV cancels 'Skins'; Season 2 not happening

Bad news, "Skins" fans. MTV has decided to pull the plug on the U.S. version of the series, which floundered in its first season on the network. "'Skins' is a global television phenomenon that, unfortunately, didn't connect with a US audience as much as we had hoped," the network says in a statement. "We admire the work that the series' creator Bryan Elsley did in adapting the show for MTV, and appreciate the core audience that embraced it.""Skins" premiered to 3.3 million viewers, but lost half of that audience in its second episode. The series' ratings continued to decline until the finale approached, when it did see some upward movement in the numbers. The finale was viewed by 1.2 million viewers.The ratings are consistent with "Teen Wolf" and "The Hard Times of RJ Berger," the other scripted MTV shows. However, "Skins" is less valuable to the network because of its MA rating, which prevents it...

Skins US Casting Facebook Page Closes: Does This Mean There’s No Skins Season 2?

The Skins US Casting Facebook page posted an announcement today that it would soon close for good, and honestly were not sure what to think about it. This could be a bad sign as in the page is closing because the show is being cancelled, simple as that. On the other hand, there are a lot of other possibilities: The page has posted only a handful of times since the show started, so it could be that that page just wasnt yielding any interesting casting leads for them. Or it could be that the show...

Skins US Season 1 Out on DVD Tuesday, May 10!

Alright Skins US fans, heres something that will make our seemingly never-ending wait for a Skins renewal go by a little faster. The Season 1 DVDs will be released TOMORROW! (Thatd be Tuesday, May 10.) Were hoping that the DVD release will have some sweet extra features in addition to, of course, the episodes themselves. And with the amount of extra content produced for the Skins US website, were thinking this will be a real possibility.So lets get to ordering, people. We gotta show MTV we mean...

MTV Executives Are ‘Very Pleased’ With Skins US

As we wait and wait and wait some more for news of a possible Skins US fans renewal, we found it very interesting that The Jersey Shore would expand its franchise into two — count ‘em, two — new MTV spin-off programs. Sure, the show is funny. But come on! Throw us a bone, MTV! But all hope is not lost. While MTV execs are still officially undecided — we’re getting a little tired of that phrase — executive vice president of programming and head of production Chris Linn offered some...

Skins Fan Video! Stanley Fawns Over Michelle

After a season of longing glances, Stanley finally got the girl of his dreams! Relive Stanley's most lovesick moments to the tune of "Girl All the Bad Guys Want" by Bowling for Soup. We know, it's a little 2002, but listen to the lyrics and you'll see why this song is absolutely appropriate.

Cancellation Buzz: Lights Out, The Cape, Two and a Half Men & More! - 3/30/11

Finally! It's a new edition of SideReel's Cancellation Buzz, and this time it's a doozy! Lights Out and The Cape can officially be added to the list of shows that have been given the ax, plus The Real Housewives of DC, Two and a Half Men, and teeter on the brink of cancellation. Yikes! Get a full rundown from Alex and Rachel -- including what's out, what's on its way out, and in happier news, what's been green-lit for another season! Check it out in the video below! Cancellation Buzz: 3/30/11

Skins US Yields Major Ratings Increase for MTV's Monday Night Timeslot

Okay, Skins US fans: The name of the game while waiting to hear about Season 2 is STAY POSITIVE! (Oh, and don’t forget to tweet up #MTVSkinsSeason2… ) Lucky for us, there is a lot to be positive about Skins US thus far.First of all, uh hello? The show’s first season was awesome?! Of course, that goes without saying among hardcore fans like us. But it turns out that a lot of people think so. Reports are showing that MTV’s Monday night 10 p.m. timeslot — which we all know to be time for...

Top 5 OMG Moments from Skins Season 1, Episode 10: "Eura"

All hail the Skins gang! They outdid themselves this week, bringing maximum crazy for the grand finale: We had sudden 80’s concerts! We had kidnappings! We had girls in bras covered in yogurt! Yes, “Eura” was a jam-packed with OMG moments but here are the top five that made us totally desperate for Season 2.5. Eura strips and yogurts herselfWhat was that?! One minute, Eura was tending to Tony, bringing his breakfast bed tray to the kitchen like a devoted sister, and the next, she was totally...

Skins Spoilers! Sofia Black D’Elia on the Season Finale: “Relationships Will Come to a Boiling Point”

Warning: Spoilers ahead!We pretty much couldn’t be more excited about tonight’s Skins US season finale. Will Tony stop being such an ass? Will Tea realize Betty’s the one? Will Cadie and Stanley get together? Oh, the questions!Sofia Black D’Elia was good enough to spill a few deets about what we’re in store for us in tonight’s Season 1 finale.Sofia told, “I can’t be too specific, but I will say that a lot of the relationships will come to a boiling point, and people...

Music from Skins Season 1, Episode 10: "Eura"

Where would drunken debauchery and twisted love triangles be without a rockin' soundtrack to set the mood? Get down to the songs that were featured in Season 1, Episode 10, "Eura" — and channel all the Skins drama through your ears.