In theory, it's a great idea to bring "Skins" to MTV. Over the years, the network has become less associated with music and more associated with sex—specifically teen sex, which "Skins" is chocked full of. Just this summer, the network debuted "The Hard Times of RJ Berger," an entire series about a teenage boy and his oversized penis. The concept is completely stolen from HBO's amateur prostitute series "Hung." It seems like original ideas are few and far between at the network, considering that someone then decided it would be a great idea to bring the British teen series "Skins" to the states. Not by purchasing the series and exposing American teenagers to European mayhem, clever dialogue, and genuinely impressive writing for a teen dramedy, but by remaking the series with a brand new cast.
Here's a breakdown of what you can expect in Seasons 1 & 2, if MTV stays true to the series.