Posts tagged "skins"

Hump Day Hottie: “Warm Bodies” Star Nicholas Hoult Has Us Hot All Over

The cold winter months have arrived, which means it’s time to heat things up. Our new newsletter, Hump Day Hotties, will bring our favorite eye candy directly into your inbox every Wednesday. (Subscribe here!) Feel free to drool. We won’t judge. Nicholas Hoult's screen career began when he played the wee moppet that Hugh Grant…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 30, 2013

The Ladies Of “Skins” Show Some Skin In Elle

Considering that those PG photos of the Gleeks in GQ caused such a ruckus, I'm wondering if these images of the ladies of MTV's "Skins" in the new issue of Elle will get any backlash. Sure, they're reasonably covered—part of a spread on incorporating underwear into outerwear—but the actresses seen here are 17 and 16,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 16, 2011

Wanna Write For British “Skins”?

Are you a wannabe screenwriter between the ages of 16 and 22 in the U.K.? Good, well then we've got a gig for you. "Skins" is looking for writers of the young, cool, not-at-all-professionals variety. "We're looking for someone to come and help us with the development and writing of 'Skins' series six," writes the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 25, 2011

Will MTV’s “Skins” Run Afoul Of Child Porn Laws?

I smell a publicity stunt: MTV is worried future episodes of "Skins," its new show about the hormone-laden escapades of a posse of Baltimore teens, will run afoul of child pornography laws because of too much sexxxy sex. "Skins," which debuted on Monday, is an Americanized version of a popular show in Britain; however, the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2011

Your First Look At MTV’s “Skins”

It's the latest case of U.K. television poaching. "Skins" is a British series that's reached cult status for taking amateur teenage actors and throwing them into controversial plot lines involving sex, drugs, dysfunctional families, and more sex and drugs. Now, MTV is making its own version of the series. Apparently, it's pretty much a shot-by-shot…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 22, 2010

MTV To Possibly Ruin “Skins,” The Best Show Ever, By Bringing It To The States

Hells yeah! MTV is developing a U.S. version of the popular British show "Skins." If you've never seen "Skins" before, I hereby order you to add it to your Netflix queue. Oft-compared to "Degrassi," I say "Skins" is the absolute best TV show about teenagers that I've ever seen. And not campy good, like "Gossi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2009

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of January 13th 2009

DVD "Skins" The saucy British show about teens is like sexy Degrassi meets My So Called Life. We’re fans from across the pond!

By: Simcha / January 13, 2009

5 Reasons We Love…Skins

The show is about a bunch of teenagers who live in Bristol, England, so they use all sorts of awesome slang, i.e., "spliff" means marijuana. Skins has its own Twitter, and if you follow it, you'll learn a new British word every day. Each episode focuses on one character's perspective, so you see Cassie battling…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 3, 2008